Meet the Staff

Office of the Chief

Chief of Police
D. Paul Waltz Jr.

Deputy Chief of Police
Paul Daugherty

Office Administrator
Candace Ray

Senior Staff Assistant
& Information Coordinator
Christopher Goodale


Administrative Division

Capt. Nicholas Newcomb

Stephanie Burnett
Staff Assistant

William "Tony" Shea
Staff Assistant

Mark Stafford
Staff Assistant


Investigations Division


Accreditation Division


Technical Services Division


Lt. Michael Jorgensen

T/Sgt. David Cohen

Donald Gray
Technical Operations Coordinator

VACANT - Staff Assistant

Patrol Division

Lt. John Stefanko

Lt. Frank Persons

Officer Katherine Davies

Officer Michael Giallanza

Officer David Giocondo

Officer Sarah Howard

Officer Dylan Lyons

Officer Zachary McCaleb

Officer Joseph Nappo

Officer Chad Thompson

Officer Victoria Tolkan

Officer David Woodward


Communications Division

T/Sgt. Erika Stone

Stephanie King
Staff Assistant


Public Safety Staff Assistants

Sonya Baxter

Sara Perkins

Brian Patterson

Matthew Portnoy

Craig Pombrio

Christopher Warguleski


Capt. Tracy Collins
Retired 01/11/2017

Capt. Earl VanAntwerp
Retired 04/28/2018


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