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Paul King, Chief of Police

Chief Paul King

Chief King has been a member of the Pawtucket police department for over twenty-eight (31) years. Chief King was appointed to the department on March 12, 1982. He has served in patrol, investigative and administrative capacities during that time.

He supervised many vice operations for the department as the head of the departments Special Squad. He also served as the Major in charge of the Administration Division, where he oversaw budgetary matters, as well as physical plant and fleet operations. Chief King was promoted to the rank of Chief in November, 2010.

Chief King holds a BS degree in Criminal Justice from Bryant College and a Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College.

Major Bruce E. Moreau

Major Bruce E. Moreau

Major Moreau has been a member of the Pawtucket police department for over twenty (28) years. Appointed to the department on June 29, 1985, Major Moreau has served in the Patrol Division, Detective Division, & as the Officer in Charge of Planning & Training Division for the police department. He has served as an adjunct instructor for the R.I. Municipal Police Academy and was recognized as the Trainer of the Year in 2004 by the R.I. Law Enforcement Trainers Association (RILETA). He has been instrumental in development of the department policy.

Major Moreau holds an Associate’s degree from Los Angeles Community College, as well as Bachelor's and Master’s degree from Roger Williams University in Justice System Management.

Major Moreau is currently in charge of the Patrol Division, which includes the Community Policing Unit, Special Response Team (SRT), Planning & Training Division and CALEA Accreditation Manager.

Major Arthur J. Martins

Major Arthur J. Martins

Major Martins has been a member of the Pawtucket police department for over twenty-three (25) years. Appointed to the department on June 22, 1987, Major Martins has extensive experience in both patrol and investigative operations. He worked for several years in the department's Special Squad.

Major Martins holds a Bachelor's Degree from Bryant College in Criminal Justice, a Master's Degree from Anna Maria College in Criminal Justice and attended the 186th Session of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, VA..

Major Martins is currently in charge of the Investigative Services Division which includes Major Crimes Detectives, Special Squad, Youth Services Bureau, Prosecution Bureau and BCI.

Major Paul Catarina

Major Catarina has been a member of the Pawtucket police department for over twenty-three (23) years. Appointed to the department on May 5, 1989, Major Catarina has extensive experience in both patrol and investigative operations. He worked in the department's Special Squad as well as the Internal Affairs Division.

Major Catarina holds a Bachelor's Degree from Roger Williams in Criminal Justice.

Major Catarina is currently in charge of the Administration Services Division.