Prudence Island Public Safety

Prudence Island is part of the municipality of Portsmouth. All calls for service on Prudence Island are taken by the Portsmouth Police Dispatch Center.

To contact the police for an emergency while on Prudence Island dial 911. For non-emergency police services call 401-683-0300 you will be connected to the Portsmouth Police Dispatch Center.

Note: The speed limit on Prudence Island is 20 mph.

Prudence Island Transfer Station Information

The rules for purchasing a transfer station sticker can be found on the Town of Portsmouth website.

Visitors to Prudence Island can purchase a one-week temporary use permit for the transfer station. The cost is $15 (check or exact change). 

Low Speed Vehicle (golf cart) Registration Information

View the Federal Safety Standards for all low-speed vehicles.

Points of Interest on Prudence Island