Chief of Police
The Chief of Police is responsible for administering and managing the Weslaco Police Department Administration.
The Administrative staff consist of:
- One (1) Assistant Chief of Police
- Four (4) Division Captains
- Lieutenant of Office of Professional Responsibility
- Administrative Secretary I
Assistant Chief of Police
- Administrative Division
- Criminal Investigations Division
- Community Outreach Division
- Support Services Division
Office of Professional Responsibility
Lt. Billy Pemelton investigates complaints filed against police officers by citizens: Interviews complainant 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 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 the scheduling of appointments for both the Assistant Chief and the Chief of Police. Additionally, she handles all incoming phone calls as they relate to the Office of the Chief of Police. Moreover, Ms. Saavedra is tasked with the responsibility of accounts payable.