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Aide to the Chief

Lieutenant Jose Alvelo

Lieutenant Jose Alvelo joined the Waterbury Police Department in November of 1996. During his first 11 years with the department he was assigned as a patrol officer, working with the community on a daily basis. During this time, he was also selected as one of the department’s field training officers, where he was responsible for instructing and transitioning newly hired officers in performing their duties. In 2007, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, and in 2009 was assigned by the Chief of Police to the department’s Internal Affairs Division. In this position he was responsible for conducting investigations into civilian complaints and various internal matters within the department.

In July 2015, he was assigned as the Aide to the Chief and Officer in Charge of the Motorcycle Unit. Lieutenant Alvelo is the Deputy Commander for the department’s Emergency Response Team (S.W.A.T.). He is also the Vice President of the Waterbury Police Benevolent Association.

Lieutenant Alvelo has represented the police department on Spanish broadcast radio stations on several occasions, informing the public of various resources available to them.

During the course of his career, Lieutenant Alvelo has been awarded 7 departmental citations/commendations. In 2011 he received the “Chief’s Recognition Award” for his performance within the Internal Affairs Division.

Charlotte Williams joined the City of Waterbury in November 1993 working as a Clerk Typist in the Silas Bronson Library. In April 1998, she was promoted to Data Entry Clerk and hired as a permanent Data Entry Clerk in the Records Division in the Waterbury Police Department. In January 2005, she was promoted to Administrative Assistant in the Silas Bronson Library. In August 2016, she was hired as Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Police Chief in the Waterbury Police Department.