The Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the personnel and fiscal management of the Division’s ninety-seven-million-dollar budget. The Chief Administrative Officer also provides oversight to the Central Management Office as well as supervision of the day-to-day operations of the Division’s administrative units. The Chief Administrative Officer acts as a liaison with the Rhode Island Troopers’ Association and civilian unions pertaining to the concerns of sworn and civilian personnel.
Additionally, the Division's Fleet, Management Information Systems Unit (MIS), Technical Services Unit, Radio Bureau, and Central Management Office all fall under the command of the Chief Administrative Officer. The Management Information Systems Unit keeps all of the computer systems for the Rhode Island State Police up and running for our members who work day and night. The Technical Services Unit ensures all of the Rhode Island law enforcement community can benefit from the technology that is currently available. Through the Technical Services Unit, the Division hosts the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS) and the Rhode Island Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (RILETS). To supplement the Technology and Communications Unit, the Radio Bureau keeps all of the barracks, vehicles, and infrastructure up and running so that communication is always available.