Chief of Police
The Chief of Police administers and manages the Weslaco Police Department Administration.
The Administrative staff consists of:
- One (1) Assistant Chief of Police
- Four (4) Division Captains
- Lieutenant of Office of Professional Responsibility
- Administrative Services Coordinator
- Administrative Secretary I
- Support Services Aide
Assistant Chief of Police
- Administrative Division
- Criminal Investigations Division
- Community Outreach Division
- Support Services Division
Office of Professional Responsibility
A Lieutenant investigates complaints filed against police officers by citizens: Interviews complainants to identify accused officers and obtain facts concerning complaints. Records interviews using a recording device and prepare charges and responses to charges, using recorded information as a reference. Conducts investigations to establish facts supporting the complainant or accused, using supportive information from witnesses or tangible evidence. Takes part in the civil service hiring process, including agility test, schedules polygraph test for consenting parties, and records results of test interpretations for presentation with findings and background checks.
Administrative Secretary I
Administrative Secretary, Roxanne Saavedra, is responsible for managing the affairs of the Office of the Chief of Police. She is responsible for scheduling appointments for both the Assistant Chief and the Chief of Police. Additionally, she handles all incoming phone calls related to the Office of the Chief of Police. Moreover, Ms. Saavedra is tasked with the responsibility of accounts payable.