Meaning "Records and Identification", a police department division that deals with the reports of varied information, such as arrests or missing persons.
"Operator, give me R&I."
''Putting you through, Detective."
Records and Identification Sheriff's & Police dept every large city...
LAPD Rampart Division R&I is where U go when busted, Mug shot, pat down, short arm documentation. In R&I they use 3 sticks china short, english average, african long !!!