Chief Matthew Paulson was Barry Allen's supervisor at the Central City Police Department. Matthew was a corrupt cop. His successor was Darryl Frye.
- Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.
- His first name Matthew was given in The Flash Vol 1 282.
- In The Life Story of the Flash his name is given as Harvey Paulson.
- 10 Appearances of Matthew Paulson (New Earth)
- 1 Images featuring Matthew Paulson (New Earth)
- Quotations by or about Matthew Paulson (New Earth)
- Character Gallery: Matthew Paulson (New Earth)