The Department

Brian Owens
Chief of Police
(518) 270-4442

The Troy Police Department (TPD) is staffed by 130 sworn members, and a support staff of 17. The department’s $20,700,000 budget provides fiscal support for a full-array of law enforcement services, including specialty units, such as Evidence Technicians, Community Police, K9 Units, and a technologically advanced Mobile Command Post. The department features two primary divisions, Operations & the Detective/Support Division, commanded by an Assistant Chief & Deputy Chief, respectively.

Accredited by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, TPD provides a high level of service through an active community policing philosophy. The City of Troy is well-recognized for its partnership with community groups. Service to the community is provided by three police facilities sited throughout the city.

Administrative Services

Police Chief Secretary – Kitty Carley (518) 270-4525
Comm. Police Assistant – Meghan LaBarge (518) 270-4689
Payroll – Michele Miles (518) 270-4443
Grants & Technology – Captain Steven Barker (518) 270-4657
Training – Captain John Becker (518) 270-4433
Records – Sergeant Jamshid Holehan (518) 270-4653
Property – William Gillett (518) 270-4434
Garage – Supervisor Robert Paloski (518) 270-5653
Mechanic – Walter Skothicki (518) 270-5653

Detective & Support Division

Daniel DeWolf
Deputy Chief
(518) 270-4444

Detective Division
Captain: Adam Mason
(518) 270-4427

  • All investigations
  • Missing and exploited children
  • Domestic violence investigation
  • Gang intelligence
  • Juvenile
  • Sex offender registry

Special Units

  • Emergency Response Team

Community Police
Main Number (518) 270-4689

Captain: Jude Baker
(518) 270-4655

Sergeant
: Sam Carello
(518) 270-4524

  • Special Operations Section
    • Drug Tip Line (518) 270-5004
    • Narcotics
    • Vice
    • Prostitution
  • Civil enforcement unit
  • Nuisance abatement enforcement
  • Traffic
    • Traffic safety programs and training
    • Child seat install and inspections
    • Crossing guards
    • Motorcycle patrol
    • Investigate traffic complaints and major crashes
    • Commercial vehicle enforcement
    • D.W.I. enforcement

Internal Affairs
Deputy Chief: Daniel DeWolf
(518) 270-4444

  • Internal affairs process
  • Police objective review committee liaison
  • Internal inspections

Any citizen who is dissatisfied with police services or believes they have witnessed or been a victim of police misconduct can file a complaint in person at any police facility or by telephone to the Internal Affairs Unit at (518) 270-4414.

Operations Division

Chris Kehn
Assistant Chief’s Office
(518) 270-4780

Patrol Division
Contact Platoon Commanders at
(518) 270-4425

1st Platoon Commander:
Captain: Matthew Montanino

2nd Platoon Commander
Captain: Thomas Bevevino

3rd Platoon Commander
Captain: Raymond White

  • Patrol 4 zones within the City
  • Approximately 50,000 calls for service annually