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Dear Fellow Residents of Pawtucket,

Each year, too many families are affected by crashes caused by speeding or running red lights. Sadly, the victims of traffic crashes are often occupants of other vehicles or pedestrians who happen to be in the intersection or near the road.

Improving traffic safety is one of the strategic goals of the Pawtucket Police Department. That is why I am so pleased to report that after much input from the community, we will be installing a traffic enforcement system in Pawtucket. This state-of-the-art system is designed to help us encourage safer driving habits and improve traffic flow. Best of all, it can help us save lives!


Acting Public Safety Director, Chief Tina Goncalves

Press Release: City Extends Traffic Camera Safety Program Warning Period with Focus on Bringing Awareness

Mayor Grebien Letter to the Editor on School Zone Safety and Police Department

Press Release: School Mascots to Help Bring Awareness of Speed Limit in School Zones

Press Release: Program to Begin August 18, 2019

School Safety Zone Program and Red Light Enforcement Pamphlet

Press Release: City Finalizes Procurement Process with Traffic Camera Safety Program Vendor


Camera Locations


  • Cottage St & Newport Ave
  • Armistice Blvd & Newport Ave
  • Division St & Prospect St
  • Thurston St & Main St & Lonsdale Ave
  • Smithfield Ave & Mineral Spring Ave
  • Lonsdale Ave & Mineral Spring Ave
  • Benefit St & Newport Ave
  • George St & Marrin St
  • Goff Ave & Dexter St
  • Division St & School St
  • Newport Ave & Beverage Hill Ave
  • School St & Main St
  • Power Rd & Mineral Spring Ave
  • George R Bennett Hwy & Armistice Blvd
  • Main St & Roosevelt Ave


  • Potter Burns Elementary School & Lyman B Goff Middle School
  • Nathaniel Greene Elementary School
  • Flora S Curtis Elementary School
  • St Francis J Varieur Elementary School
  • Samuel Slater Middle School & Virginia Cunningham Elementary School
  • Charles Shea High School
  • Joseph Jenks Middle School
  • Agnes Little Elementary School
  • Curvin McCabe Elementary School 


***Cameras will be placed across the City of Pawtucket to detect speeding vehicles in school zones as well as red light runners at key intersections. Speeding fines are set at $50 and red light violation fines are set at $85.

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