Constables

Contact Commercial Licensing via our Online Inquiry System or via email DBR.CommLicInquiry@dbr.ri.gov

Proposed Constables Regulaton — 230-RICR-30-40-1

IMPORTANT EVICTION INFORMATION: District Court Administrative Order 2021-7, please Click Here

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 all questions or to file a complaint, please contact Lee-Ann Desilets, Assistant Administrative Officer, via email at leeann.desilets@dbr.ri.gov, or by phone at (401) 462-9544.

Statutes

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