Salvatore introduces resolution to increase penalties for assaulting police officer

PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCILMAN David Salvatore, who represents Ward 14, has introduced a resolution that asks state lawmakers to increase the penalties for someone who assaults a police officer and clarifies the meaning of “dangerous weapon” to include glass bottles. / COURTESY DAVID SALVATORE
PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCILMAN David Salvatore, who represents Ward 14, has introduced a resolution that asks state lawmakers to increase the penalties for someone who assaults a police officer and clarifies the meaning of “dangerous weapon” to include glass bottles. / COURTESY DAVID SALVATORE
PROVIDENCE – Several members of the Providence City Council are trying to strengthen the city’s hand in responding to complaints about the behavior of college students living in residential neighborhoods.  On Nov. 14, Councilman David Salvatore, who represents Ward 14, introduced a resolution that asks state lawmakers to increase the penalties for someone who assaults a police…

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