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  Former Chief's of the West Haven Police Department  
     



Colleen Smullen
was the department's fifteenth Chief of Police.  Chief Smullen held the position from December 2009 through February 2010.

Ronald M. Quagliani was the department's fourteenth Chief of Police.  Chief Quagliani held the position from 2005 through December 2009.

 

 

Picture of Chief Kniehl

Russ Kniehl was the department's thirteenth Chief of Police.  Chief Kniehl held the position from 2000 to June 30, 2005.

Picture of Chief Kelly

Michael J. Kelly was the twelfth Chief of Police and held the position from 1994 to his untimely death on November 12, 2000.

 

Picture of Chief Carroll

Harry J. Carroll was the department's eleventh Chief of Police and held the position from 1988 to 1994.



Michael D'Errico was the department's tenth Chief of Police and held the position from 1982 to 1988.

 

Picture of Chief Figaro
Joseph Figaro was the department's ninth Chief of Police and held the position in 1982.

 

Picture of Chief Malinconico

Salvatore Malinconico was the department's eighth Chief of Police and held the position from 1978 to 1982.

 

Picture of Chief Harvey
Joseph W. Harvey was the department's seventh Chief of Police and held the position from 1969 to 1978.

 

Picture of Chief Onofrio
Michael Onofrio was the department's sixth Chief of Police and held the position from 1960 to 1969.

 

Picture of Chief Monahan
John F. Monahan was the department's fifth Chief of Police and held the position from 1955 to 1960.
 

 

Picture of Chief Cannon
James P. Cannon
was the department's fourth Chief of Police and held the position from 1948 to 1955.


 

Picture of Chief Tuttle

Harry W. Tuttle was the department's third Chief of Police and held the position from 1924 to 1948.  Chief Tuttle's tenure of 24 years is currently the longest of any Chief.
 

Picture of Chief French
Robert French was the department's second Chief of Police and held the position from 1921 to 1924.

Picture of Chief Loomis
John M. Loomis was the West Haven Police Department's first Chief of Police. Chief Loomis was sworn in as Chief of Police on May 12, 1908.  Chief Loomis held this position until 1921.