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Phone : (401) 231-4210   |    Address : 1651 Atwood Avenue in Johnston, RI 02919-3213

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Welcome to the Johnston Rhode Island Police Department’s website.  The Johnston Police Department has provided community services for the people of Johnston RI for more than 100 years, and through advancements in technology, training, and professional development, the Johnston Police Department has evolved into one of the finest law enforcement organizations that this state has to offer.   Serving approximately 30,000 residents, in nearly 12,000 households, on over 27 square miles, the Town of Johnston has quickly grown into one of the busiest, most geographically diverse and industrialized communities in the State of Rhode Island.



CHIEFS OF POLICE SECRETARIES ASSOCIATION 2016 SCHOLARSHIP
A Chiefs of Police Secretaries Association (COPSA) Scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded in June, 2016. This one-time award will be given to a high school senior or anyone possessing a GED from any Rhode Island high school – public, private, or parochial; accepted in a business program and have a good scholastic average.
This Scholarship must be utilized during the school year it is awarded. Payment will be made in the name of the recipient directly to the school.
SELECTION CRITERIA:
Scholarship selection criteria includes:
·        Academic achievement and potential
·        Community /volunteer activities
·        School activities
·        Leadership
·        Awards/honors
·        Financial need
·        Scholarship and character recommendations
Application must be postmarked by May 16, 2016.
Send completed forms, letters, and transcript to:
                             COPSA Scholarship Committee
                             Attention: Patricia E. Tweedie
Cumberland Police Department
1380 Diamond Hill road
Cumberland, RI 02864
 
For further information contact one of the following COPSA Scholarship Committee members:
                       
Ginnie Bowry, RETIRED
                              Department of Public Safety
                              Bryant University
                              Email:   gbowry@gmail.com
 
Lisa DiSciullo
Smithfield Police Department
215 Pleasant View Avenue
Smithfield, RI 02917
Phone: 401-231-2500 x-114
 
Patricia Tweedie
Cumberland Police Department
1380 Diamond Hill road
Cumberland, RI 02864
Phone: 401-333-2500
 
Lori Anderson
Johnston Police Department
1651 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Phone: 231-4210 x-4016
 
 
 
CHIEFS OF POLICE SECRETARIES ASSOCIATION 2016 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
 
Scholarship and character recommendations are required. Two letters should accompany this application – one recommendation from school and one from an individual NOT related to the applicant or affiliated with the school. Completed application and letter of recommendation from non-related individual should be submitted to school for letter of recommendation from school official, an official transcript, and student’s rank in class. The completed application package should then be forwarded directly from the school to the Scholarship Committee.
 
LETTERS AND TRANSCRIPT MUST BE ATTACHED TO THIS APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED BY THE COMMITTEE.
(PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE)
NAME IN FULL:   _____________________________________________________DOB: _____________
HOME ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________________
                                 ______________________________________________________________________
TELEPHONE NO: ____________________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: ____________________
NAME OF SCHOOL: ____________________________________________________________________
FATHER’S NAME: ____________________________________________________LIVING?    __________
ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: _________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
OCCUPATION: ________________________________________________________________________
EMPLOYER: __________________________________________________________________________
MOTHER’S NAME: ___________________________________________________LIVING? ___________
ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: ________________________________________
OCCUPATION: _________________________________________________________________________
EMPLOYER: ___________________________________________________________________________
PARENTS’ COMBINED SALARY RANGE:
___UNDER $20,000___$20,000-30,000___$30,000-40,000___$40,000+
GUARDIAN’S NAME AND ADDRESS (IF OTHER THAN ABOVE):_____________________________________
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SIBLINGS:
               NAMES                                                              AGES                     OCCUPATION/SCHOOL
___________________________________           ____               ___________________________________
___________________________________           ____               ___________________________________
___________________________________           ____               ___________________________________
___________________________________           ____               ___________________________________
___________________________________           ____               ___________________________________
If siblings are attending post-secondary school, list financial awards/aid and amounts if applicable:
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
TOTAL SIZE OF HOUSEHOLD __________________________________________________________________________
Names of colleges to which you have applied, in order of preference:
1.      ________________________________________________________________Accepted: Yes___No___
2.      ________________________________________________________________Accepted: Yes___No___
3.      ________________________________________________________________Accepted: Yes___No___
 
Which school do you plan to attend? ____________________________________________________________
Course you intend to pursue   ___________________________________________________________________
Length of course: ____________________________________________________________________________
Have you applied for other scholarships? Yes ___No___. If yes, Awarded? Yes ___No___. 
Participation in extracurricular school and community activities, offices held, etc.:
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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Other hobbies and strong interests:
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
If you are related to a member of the Chiefs of Police Secretaries Association (COPSA), please state name and relationship:
__________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Attach a letter written by you listing your post-secondary goals and explain the reasons for your choice. 
 
CERTIFICATION: I certify that all of the information on this form is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
________________________________________________                           _______________________________________
APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE                                                                                                                          DATE
 
________________________________________________                           _______________________________________
PARENT’S/GUARDIAN’S SIGNATURE                                                                                                      DATE
 
 
The Chiefs of Police Secretaries Association and the Scholarship Committee will not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, creed, religion or national origin, in accordance with Title IX.
 
 
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