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Certified Constables

The Division of Commercial Licensing and Regulation works with the Certified Constables’ Board to license and regulate constables in the state of Rhode Island.  The Division processes new and renewal applications for constables.  The Division also handles complaints filed against constables.

For questions or to file a complaint, please contact Kim Precious, Implementation Aide, at kimberly.precious@dbr.ri.gov or (401) 462-9650.

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Statutes, Rules and Regulations

  • Chapter 9-5 of the Rhode Island General Laws governs Writs, Summons, and Process.  Sections 9-5-10.1 through 9-5-10.6 set forth the licensing and disciplinary provisions.

Code of Conduct for Certified Constables

Certified Constables' Board Meetings



License Type Annual Fee/
Statutory Authority Online Application Paper Application
Certified Constables

2 Year from Date of Issuance

RI Gen Laws 9-5

Online Initial Application

Paper Application and Instructions

Paper Renewal and Instructions