Assistant Chief Paul Formolo
Assistant Chief Paul Formolo has been a member of the Milwaukee Police Department since December 2, 1996. Assistant Chief Formolo was assigned to District 4 as a patrol officer until he was promoted to the rank of detective in September 2001. A vast majority of Assistant Chief Formolo’s time as a detective was committed to investigating homicides. Assistant Chief Formolo was then promoted to lieutenant in February 2013. After Assistant Chief Formolo was promoted to lieutenant he was assigned to District 7 as a shift supervisor until April 2015. Assistant Chief Formolo was then assigned to the Neighborhood Task Force from April 2015 through October 2015. Assistant Chief Formolo’s last assignment as a lieutenant was at the Metropolitan Investigations Division. Assistant Chief Formolo served as a lieutenant for the Metropolitan Investigations Division until August 2016, which is when he took on the duties and responsibilities of acting captain for the Metropolitan Investigations Unit. Assistant Chief Formolo was formally promoted to captain in May 2017 and assigned to command the South Investigations Division and then the Violent Crimes Division. In August of 2020, Assistant Chief Formolo was promoted to inspector and was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Bureau. In December of 2021, he was promoted to Assistant Chief and was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Bureau.