Lieutenant 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. Lieutenant LaRocco began with Wellfleet Police Department in 2007 as a reserve officer in 2007 and then took on a full-time dispatcher until spring of 2011, at which point Lieutenant LaRocco attended and graduated in the 53rd MPOC at Plymouth Police Academy and was promoted to full-time Patrol Officer. In September 2017, promoted to the rank of Sergeant position. In March 2020 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.
Lieutenant 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
- Field Training Coordinator
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
Geraldine LaPense was raised in the Town of Brewster and joined the Wellfleet Police Department in 2003 as a relief dispatcher. She has been a full-time police officer with the department since 2004, having held the Detective/Court Prosecutor position for many of those years. She currently holds the rank of Sergeant and, in addition to those duties, acts as a community resource liaison.
Prior to working with the Wellfleet Police Department, Sergeant 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.
- Community Resource Liaison Officer
- Public Records Access Officer
- Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT) Representative
- Booking Room Compliance 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. In May of 2020 Officer Daley was promoted to Detective/Court Prosecutor. In that role he currently handles investigations for the department as well as coordinates matters with the Court for all Officers.
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 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 graduated the Plymouth Police Academy 68th R.O.C.
Officer Matthew McGue was born and raised in Quincy, Massachusetts. He graduated from North Quincy High School in 2010. After getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Nichols College Officer McGue began working at Massachusetts General Hospital for the Police and Security Department. Officer McGue grew up vacationing in Dennis his whole life, and always wanted to work as a police officer on Cape Cod. Officer McGue also enjoys rock-climbing, hiking, and running races in his spare time. Officer McGue was appointed in January 2019, and graduated from the Cape Cod Municipal Police Academy 02ND R.O.C.
- Child Passenger Safety Seat Technician
Officer Desmond Keogh is originally from Dublin Ireland. and has been living on Cape Cod since 2004.
Officer Keogh graduated from The Reserve Police Academy, Plymouth MA. He was hired as a part time reserve police officer/ACO with the Town of Wellfleet. and then full time in April 2020.
Officer Keogh successfully completed The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Animal Control Academy. He is the animal inspector for The Mass Department of Agriculture Resources for the Town of Wellfleet, part of those duties include yearly barn inspections in the town of Wellfleet. Also investigate incidents of animal cruelty .He works together with the ACO’s from the surrounding towns and the Rangers in The Cape Cod National Seashore ACO Keogh is the liaison for the MSPCA, and works closely with The Massachusetts Department of Animal Health Division of Epidemiology Rabies Program, Animal Rescue League ,IFAW, Wildcare in Eastham, NESAA, Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, and many other animal care centers around Cape Cod.
The multiple animal welfare calls in Wellfleet keep him very busy. From returning lost dogs and cats to their grateful owners, he finds his job as ACO / Animal Inspector interesting, always unpredictable and rewarding.
Officer Keogh not only serves the important role of ACO but is a fully sworn reserve officer who assists our community and officers daily with police department calls for service.
Other Interests: American History, Tennis, Motorcycle,
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
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…
Dispatcher Evangeline Cakounes, born and raised in Harwich, MA, has worked for the Wellfleet Police Department since June 2018 as a community service officer. During this time she also was a matron and relief dispatcher for the town. Dispatcher Cakounes was hired full-time in August of 2020. She is currently working towards her bachelor’s degree at Fitchburg State University, enrolled in the Police Program.