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      Command Staff

      Paul King, Chief of Police

      Chief Paul King

      Chief King has been a member of the Pawtucket police department since 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 Tina Goncalves





      Major Paul Catarina

      Major Catarina has been a member of the Pawtucket police department since 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. He is currently in charge of the Administration Services Division and Planning & Training Division.