Sergeant Bill Brazile, originally from Tewksbury, Massachusetts, began vacationing with his family in Provincetown in the summer of 1968. His first taste of law enforcement came in 1981 when he began working for the Cape Cod National Seashore, where he remained until 1987. Sgt. Brazile started with the Wellfleet Police Department as a part-time officer in 1986. He was hired full-time a year later and promoted to Sergeant in 2001. Sgt. Brazile holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Western New England College, as well as a Master’s in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College. Sgt. Brazile is Wellfleet’s most senior Sergeant.
- Training Officer
- Firearms Instructor
Sergeant Turner has been employed with the Town of Wellfleet since May of 1998. He was first hired as a Summer Police Officer, and then in October of 1999 was hired as a full-time Dispatcher.
In November of 2000, Sgt. Turner was hired as a Police Officer and successfully attended and completed the Plymouth Police Academy. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2011. Sgt. Turner attended Massasoit Community College and earned credits towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He also served in the United States Marine Corps where he advanced to the rank of Corporal.
- Firearms Instructor
- Taser Instructor
- Fleet Supervisor
Sergeant Paul Clark first started working at the Wellfleet Police Department in 2004. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2012. Sgt. Clark has a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from Fitchburg State University, a Master’s in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and a Master’s in Public Administration from Anna Maria College.
- D.A.R.E. Officer
- Special Officer’s Training
Sergeant Kevin LaRocco was born and raised in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. He attended Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School followed by Becker College, and Cape Cod Community College. Sergeant LaRocco served as a part-time officer for Wellfleet in 2007 and then took on a full-time dispatcher position until spring of 2011, at which point Sergeant LaRocco attended and graduated in the 53rd MPOC at Plymouth Police Academy and was promoted to full-time Patrol Officer and on September 2017, promoted to the Sergeant position.
Sergeant LaRocco enjoys spending his free time with family, snowmobiling, and camping.
- Accident Reconstruction
- Child Passenger Safety Seat Technician
- Firearms Processing Officer
- Special Officer’s Training
Detective LaPense joined the Wellfleet Police Department in 2003 as a relief dispatcher. Geraldine served the town as a part-time officer for the 2003 and 2004 summer seasons. In September of 2004 she became a full-time police officer with the department. She is currently the Detective/Court Prosecutor and acts as the liaison in all matters involving court procedures.
Prior to working with the Wellfleet Police Department, Detective LaPense worked with the Department of Defense and was stationed overseas for several years throughout the 1990’s. She holds a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication Studies.
- Court Prosecutor
Officer George Spirito is a native of Thomaston, CT. Officer Spirito has been with the Wellfleet Police Department since 2004. He served as a part-time officer for 7 years. He took on an additional role as full-time dispatcher in 2006, and held both positions until he was hired as a full-time officer in 2011. Officer Spirito attended both Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Pensacola Christian College. Officer Spirito now lives in Eastham with his wife and son. He is also a member of the Cape Cod Bible Church.
- Firearms Instructor
- OCAT Instructor (Pepper Spray)
- Senior Center Liaison
- Special Officer’s Training
- Assists with Firearms Processing
Officer Laecio De Oliveira has been with the Wellfleet Police Department since 2011. He started as a part-time officer and attended and graduated the 60th MPOC at the Plymouth Police Academy and was promoted to full-time Patrol Officer in 2015. Officer De Oliveira is originally from Vila Velha, Brazil. He came to the United States in 1988 and settled in Brewster. Officer De Oliveira has a certificate from Cape Cod Community College in Information Technology PC Service Technician, and is also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.
Officer De Oliveira enjoys spending his free time with his family, riding motorcycles, and jet skiing. He is also well known around the department as being a great chef.
- Detainee Monitoring/Safety
- Medical Supply Officer
- Website Coordinator
Officer Mark Braun began pursuing a career in law enforcement in 2006. He successfully completed the Reserve Intermittent Police Academy in Plymouth, MA and became a part-time Police Officer for the Yarmouth Police Department. In May, 2009, he began working for the Eastham Police Department as a Police/Fire/EMS dispatcher. In April, 2015, He began working for the Wellfleet Police Department as a part-time Police Officer. In April, 2016, Officer Braun Successfully attended and graduated from the 62nd MPOC Plymouth Police Academy and was promoted to a full-time Police Officer.
Officer Nicholas Daley was raised in Brewster, MA. He started with the Wellfleet Police Department in May of 2015 as a Community Service Officer, following that he worked as a Special Police Officer in the summers of 2016 and 2017. Officer Daley was hired full time as a Police Officer in October of 2017 and completed the Plymouth Police Academy 65th R.O.C. on July 2, 2018. Officer Daley also holds a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Bridgewater State University.
Officer Edward Garneau is a native of Cape Cod. He grew up in Barnstable and graduated from the Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in 2003. Officer Garneau started pursuing his career in Law Enforcement in 2015. Under the Wellfleet Police Departments sponsorship, Officer Garneau attended and graduated the Basic Course of Training for Reserve Intermittent Police Officers in 2017. He then worked as a part-time Police Officer in Wellfleet during the summer of 2017. In July, 2018, Officer Garneau graduated from the 65th MPOC Plymouth Police Academy and was promoted to a full-time Police Officer.
Jeremiah Valli was born and raised on Lower Cape. He attended and graduated from
Nauset Regional High School. Following High School he enlisted into the United States Marine Corp. After his military service he began his career in Law Enforcement in 2004 starting with the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office while also working part time for the Wellfleet Police Department. In 2009 he became employed full time by the Truro Police Department attending the Second State Police Municipal Academy. In April of 2018 Jeremiah returned full time to the Wellfleet Police Department.
Officer Robert Pimentel was raised in Townsend, MA. He started working for the Wellfleet Police Department as a Community Service Officer during the summer of 2017 and as a Special Police Officer the following summer of 2018. Officer Pimentel was hired full time as a Police Officer in October 2018, where he attended and graduated the Plymouth Police Academy 67th R.O.C. Officer Pimentel also a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Psychology and minor in Criminal Justice from Westfield State University.
Officer Michael Allen was born and raised in Sandwich Massachusetts. He graduated from Sandwich High School in 2014. After getting a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from Westfield State University Officer Allen began working for Wellfleet Police Department in 2018. Officer Allen started as a Community Service Officer and then worked as a Special Officer the following Summer. Officer Allen was appointed full time in December of 2019, and is attending the Plymouth Police Academy 68th R.O.C.
Ilene Davis was born and raised here in the Town of Wellfleet. She began her career with the department on May 29, 1990 in the position of Dispatch/Supervisor. Ilene enjoys doing crafts and spending time with her granddaughter.
- Dispatch Supervisor
- Chief’s Assistant
- Department Clerk/Payroll
- Records Clerk
Dispatcher Emilie Miller began her dispatching career in 1999 with the Eastham Police Department. In 2001, she was offered a full-time position here in Wellfleet. For most of these 15 years as a Wellfleet Dispatcher, she has worked the night shift due to the fact that it was the shift that would give her the most time with her two children. Dispatcher Miller says it has been, and continues to be a great honor to serve the communities that she grew up in and she hopes to continue to do so for many years to come.
Dispatcher Eileen McCarthy, originally from Rutland, MA, has been full-time with the Wellfleet Police Department since April 2012. Before starting with us, she served 14 years as Administrative Assistant at the Rutland Fire Department. She was first hired as a dispatcher in 2007 for the Rutland Regional Emergency Communication Center. In 2012, Dispatcher McCarthy moved to the Cape and became a relief dispatcher for both Wellfleet and Eastham. Today, she works as the split shift dispatcher, working two night shifts, one day shift, and two evening shifts weekly.
- CJIS Representative
- Dispatch Trainer
Dispatcher Sabrina Fitzgerald began her dispatching career with the Wellfleet Police Department as a relief dispatcher in January 2017. She graduated from Nauset Regional High School in 2014. Since graduating she has been pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. As of May 2018, Sabrina now works for Wellfleet Police Department on the eve, 3-11 shift. When she is not working at the department she enjoys fishing commercially in both Massachusetts and Maine, travelling and spending time with her dog.
Born and raised in Lincoln, England….I have lived in Wellfleet for the past 15 years…
Stared dispatching in 2016 for Truro part time…and became full time in Wellfleet in July 2018.when not working I like to spend time at the beach with my son. Hobbies include kickboxing, figure skating and jewelry making…