Administrative Division

Assistant Chief Paula Riggle

Contact: 903-531-1021
Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday thru Friday


Assistant Chief Paula Riggle is a twenty two year veteran of the Tyler Police Department and has served as one of three Assistant Chiefs since 2002. As Assistant Chief, she currently commands the following units listed below:

  • Data Management Unit 
  • Accreditation 
  • Fiscal Budget, Grants, Regulatory 
  • Planning and Research 
  • Building and Fleet Services 
  • Public Safety Officers Unit 
  • Burglar Alarm

Assistant Chief Riggle is a graduate of University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and received her Masters degree in Admistrative Leadership from University of Oklahoma. She also holds Master Peace Officer certification from the State of Texas.

Assistant Chief Riggle is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) National Academy, 205th session, Quantico, Virginia. She is a graduate of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute.