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Public Safety

The City of Pawtucket strives to provide the highest quality services to its residents. The City's police, fire, and emergency management teams work hard every day to ensure the safety and welfare of all who live, work, and visit our city.

Director of Administration and Public Safety

James Vartanian 

Emergency Management

Phone: (401) 729-5846

Fax: (401) 722-2487

Director: Normand Menard


Police Chief: Tina Goncalves

Non-Emergency: (401) 727-9100

Emergency: 911

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Fire Chief: William Sisson

Non-Emergency: (401) 725-1422

Emergency: 911

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Public Works

Non-Emergency: (401) 728-0500

City Hall

  • Phone: (401) 728-0500
  • Fax: (401) 728-8932


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Pawtucket's Police Explorers Program Kicks-Off

  • March 13, 2018
  • Press Release

This year marks the start of the City of Pawtucket’s Police Explorers. The program is something Police Chief Tina Goncalves and Mayor Grebien have been excited to get underway and are even happier to...  Read More >

City Speak
"The birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, Pawtucket is poised to undergo a 21st century evolution into Rhode Island's premier arts and cultural destination, an ideal community to live, work, play, start a business and raise a family."

- Mayor Donald R. Grebien

New Event

The City of Pawtucket Partners with Mixed Magic Theatre to Recognize Black History Month with a Community Event

  • February 21, 2018
  • Event

To honor and close out Black History Month in Pawtucket, the City of Pawtucket and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has partnered with Mixed Magic Theatre to present a full reading of...  Read More >