The Investigative Services Division is a special services support function of the Wallingford Police Department staffed with a Division Commander, who is a Lieutenant, and a complement of supervisors, investigators, and clerical support.

Investigative Services Division Tel: (203) 294-2845

This division’s primary responsibility is to investigate incidents of a protracted or time-consuming nature, or incidents that require particular investigative training or expertise. It shall be the responsibility of the Detective Division to investigate major crimes and/or occurrences on a 24/7 basis as directed by the Division Commander.

Investigative Services Division Members


Lieutenant William Merriam
Sergeant Brian Nowek


Detective Michael Fraenza
Detective Michael Friello
Detective Sean Houlihan
Detective Ryan Kajtor
Detective Michael Sterback
Senior Stenographer Roberta Pyne