Police Administration

The Wallingford Police Department Administration is comprised of the Chief of Police, the Deputy Chief of Police, the Captain of Uniformed Services, the Captain of Support Services, an Executive Secretary, and two Account Clerks.

The Chief of Police is the Chief Executive Officer of the Police Department and is responsible for the overall management, direction, and control of the Police Department’s operations and administration. The Chief of Police has the authority to assign/reassign employee to their respective duties, to make rules and regulations concerning the operations and conduct of employees and shall be responsible for the efficiency, discipline and good conduct of the department.

Administration Members

Chief: John Ventura
Deputy Chief: Anthony DeMaio
Operations Captain: Michael Colavolpe
Support Captain: James Cifarelli
Training Officer: John-Michael Daddio
IT Administrator: Joseph Vecellio
Executive Secretary: Elizabeth Dighello
Payroll Clerk: Shawna Morales
Account Clerk: Colleen Roberts

The Police Department

The Wallingford Police Department presently consists of six distinct divisions and units comprised of both sworn and non-sworn personnel: the Patrol Division, the Traffic Division, the Detective Division, the Records Division, the Professional Standards and Training Division, and the Community Impact Unit.

The supervisor in charge of each respective division is responsible for the planning and research effort of their area of responsibility and shall report either to the Captain of Uniformed Services or the Deputy Chief of Police.

Organizational Chart

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