Chief Sean Corrigan is a 21 year veteran of the Narragansett Police Department who was appointed on October 21, 1996. He has obtained many promotions throughout his career which includes; Detective in 1998, Patrol Sergeant in 2003, Patrol Lieutenant in 2005, Detective Lieutenant in 2010 and Captain of Administration in 2012. On May 2nd, 2016 he was appointed as the Narragansett Police Department’s 15th Chief of Police. Chief Corrigan also serves as the Deputy Emergency Management Director for the town of Narragansett.
Chief Corrigan has served in many specialized roles during his career which includes service as a Field Training Officer and then later as the Field Training Coordinator. He also served many years as a department armorer and firearms instructor. Chief Corrigan has received numerous letters of acknowledgement and commendations during his career with the police department. Chief Corrigan has been recognized by the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission for professional excellence for leading the Narragansett Police Department to their first state accreditation award.
Chief Corrigan is known for stressing analytical problem solving skills, professional standards and dynamic in-service training programs. Chief Corrigan often states that the hallmarks of his administration are Professional Standards, Training and Discipline. He graduated from the Administration of Justice program at Roger Williams University and holds a Master of Science degree. He often states that his number one role is that of family man. He has been married to his lovely wife, Marilyn, for 21 years. They have a daughter, Makayla, 19 years of age and a son, Liam, who is 13 years of age.