Former RI State Police lieutenant pleads no contest to violating code of ethics

West Bay
RISP HQ

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) ─ A former Rhode Island State Police lieutenant has pleaded no contest to violating the state’s ethics code by giving a false document to a public official.

Police said John Gibbs, 51, of West Greenwich, has received a one-year suspended sentence with probation and a fine of $500 payable to the Victims of Crimes Indemnity Fund.

“This should serve as a clear signal to the citizens of the State of Rhode Island that the Rhode Island State Police will not tolerate criminal activity within its ranks and will evenly enforce the law when appropriate,” Col. James Manni said in a statement.

No further information was released.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store

12 on 12 - Cold Case Cards: All In

More Cold Case Cards All In
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 8/7/2020: Ricardo Pitts-Wiley

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

Community Events & Happenings

More Community
Live Cams on WPRI.com

The Border Report Tour

More Border Report Tour