Thank you for your interest in the Pawtucket Police Department. We are a full service law enforcement agency comprised of 150 sworn members and more than 50 civilian employees committed to servicing our community.
We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining only the most highly qualified candidates. We believe a major component of effective policing is an organization whose personnel represent the ethnic, racial, cultural, and gender diversity of the community in which is serves.
The mission of the Pawtucket Police Department is to protect life, property and civil order while creating and maintaining a proactive partnership with our residential and business community in an effort to enhance public safety and reduce the fear and incidence of crime within the City of Pawtucket. We shall endeavor to improve the quality of life in our city by diligently identifying and addressing public safety and community concerns. The Pawtucket Police Department is committed to accomplishing our goals in a professional manner that promotes respect and dignity for all citizens. Service shall be our commitment, honor and integrity our mandate.
Best wishes in your pursuit of a career in law enforcement and I look forward to meeting you during our hiring process.
Chief Tina Goncalves
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