State Police support a diocesan family at Christmas


 Members of the RI State Police Computer Crimes Unit deliver gifts they purchased after they and their colleagues raised funds to help a family in need that sought assistance from the diocese. From left, Rhode Island State Police Sgt. Luke Schatz, holding Police Canine Berdie; Det. Brent Wilks; James Jahnz, secretary of the Office of Catholic Charities and Social Ministry; Analyst Gerald Gent; Program Manager Alex Cox; Det. Candace Pacheco; Det. Ethan Barrett; and Officer Austin Szczepaniak. “This is an extremely generous act and we couldn’t be more grateful,” said Jahnz.