Meet the Staff

Office of the Chief

Chief of Police
D. Paul Waltz Jr.


  • Deputy Chief of Police
    Paul Daugherty
  • Office Administrator
    Candace Ray
  • Information Coordinator
    Christopher Goodale

Administrative Division

Lt. Nicholas Newcomb

  • Heather Echols - Administrative Supervisor of Public Safety

  • William "Tony" Shea - Staff Assistant
  • Stephanie Burnett - Staff Assistant

Investigations Division


Accreditation Division

Lt. Earl S. VanAntwerp

Technical Services Division

Lt. Michael Jorgensen

  • Donald Gray - Technical  Operations Coordinator

  • VACANT - Staff Assistant

Patrol Division

 Lt. John Stefanko                        Lt. Frank Persons 

Police Officer Jonathan Christian   Police Officer David Cohen

Police Officer Katherine Davies     Police Officer Michael Giallanza

Police Officer David Giocondo       Police Officer Sarah Howard

Police Officer Joseph Nappo          Police Officer Chad Thompson

Police Officer Victoria Tolkan        


(Police Recruits will graduate to Police Officers upon completion of the Police Academy)

Police Recruit Dylon Lyons            Police Recruit Zachary McCaleb


Police Recruit David Woodward


Communications Division

Police Officer Erika Stone - Supervisor

Stephanie King - Staff Assistant

Public Safety Staff Assistants

 Matthew Portnoy                       Sara Perkins


Brian Patterson                           Craig Pombrio


Cory Smith                                 Mark Stafford


Christopher Warguleski               Dustin White


Capt. Tracy Collins - Retired 01/11/2017

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