Staff Directory

Police non-emergency calls - 203-238-1911.
To report Narcotics activity in your neighborhood, you can email or
 call 203-630-6273.

For animal complaints, call Animal Control Officers at 203-235-4179.  After hours, dial 203-238-1911.

The following Directory of Divisions and Units offers a quick view of the Meriden Police Department:

                                                 All Area Codes 203 unless specified otherwise

Office of the Chief  
Chief of Police, Jeffry W. Cossette     630-6300
Deputy Chief of Police - Administration & Support Services, Timothy Topulos     630-6307
Deputy Chief of Police - Field Operations, Mark Walerysiak     630-6298
Administrative Asst., Shawn-Louise Tompkins     630-6303
Internal Affairs  
Sergeant C. Fry     630-6339
Sergeant D. McKay     630-6344
Sergeant J. Mennone     630-6323
Technology Unit  
Captain B. Elionfante     630-6255
Officer C. Rodriguez     630-6299
K. McCarthy, Technology Support Specialist     630-6214
Police Operations Division   
Captain G. Milslagle, Commander      630-6290
Lieutenant A. Carusone, First Watch Commander      630-6341
Lieutenant L. Guidobono, Second Watch Commander      630-5886
Lieutenant Thomas Cossette, Third Watch Commander      630-6290
Animal Control Division      235-4179
Accident Investigation/Reconstruction Unit   
Lieutenant T. Cossette      630-6216
Tactical & Special Operations Unit     
Sergeant J. Rasczewski, Team Leader      630-6215
Detective D. Visconti, Assistant Team Leader     630-6252
School Resource Officers    
Lieutenant G. DelMastro, Supervisor  
Sergeant V. Lacerda, Supervisor  
Officer D. Verselli, Platt High School     235-7962
Officer T. Giannakopoulos, Lincoln Middle School     238-2381
Officer L. Harrison, Maloney High School      238-2334
Officer M. Smusz, Washington Middle School      235-6606
Officer K. Egan, Public Elementary Schools
Administrative Services Division   
Captain N. Sherwood     630-6216
D. Puska, Records Supervisor     630-6256
Officer R. Kudla, Court Liaison Officer       630-6283
T. Cardona - Records, Licensing, Permits & Fleet     630-6315 
T. Turski - Records, Licensing & Permits     630-6313
 Fax # - Records Division     630-6257
 M. Weber-Dorau, Property & Evidence Unit     630-6244
Professional Development    
Officer J. Scully, Training Officer     630-6292
D. Ritchie, Scheduling Office      630-6305
Narcotics Tip Line     630-6273
Investigative Services Division  
Detective Lt. S. Burstein, Commander     630-6285
Major Crimes Unit  
Detective Sergeant H. Cardona, Jr.     630-6272
Detective G. Gonzalez     630-6260
Detective J. Wagner     630-6334
Detective D. Benoit     630-6297
Detective J. Robison     630-6267
Detective J. Femia     630-6219
Detective E. Simonson     630-6318
Detective A. Stavrides      630-6233
Crime Suppression Unit    
Detective Sergeant S. Phillips     630-6281
Detective M. Fonda     630-4178
Detective D. Visconti     630-6252
Detective J-P Dorais      630-6280
Criminal Identification Unit  
Detective Sergeant G. Clements     630-6287
Detective J. Cerejo     630-6268
Detective J. Hancort     630-6296
Special Crimes Unit  
Detective Sergeant R. Nesci     630-6234
Detective K. Ieraci     630-6294
Detective J. Rivera     630-6265
Detective G. Szlachetka     630-6295
Detective J. Hadir      630-6250
Crisis Intervention Specialist P. Kudla     630-6253