To obtain a BCI, you will need to complete a Criminal Record Release Form and deliver the form to the Westerly Police Department located at 60 Airport Road, Westerly RI 02891. There is no appointment necessary to drop off the form and there is no cost associated for this service. Please allow up to 10 business days for processing.
In those situations in which no disqualifying information has been found, the bureau of criminal identification, state police or local police department shall inform the prospective volunteer and the District. Under Rhode Island General Law § 16-2-18.4, "disqualifying information" means those offenses listed in § 23-17-37, and those offenses listed in §§ 11-37-8.1 and 11-37-8.3.