Jack Falvo

Police Department
Title: Assistant Chief: Field Services Bureau

Assistant Chief Falvo joined the Schenectady Police Department in January, 1980. During his 25 year career he has risen through the ranks starting his career as a Patrolman to his current position as Assistant Chief of Police. 

While holding these various ranks, Assistant Chief Falvo was responsible for the following assignments: 

  •   Acting Chief of Police (2002)
  •   Assistant Chief-Field Services Bureau, Administrative Services                      Bureau, and Investigative Services Bureau.
  •   Public Information officer
  •   Detective Lieutenant Investigative Services Bureau
  •   Detective Lieutenant Office of Professional Standards
  •   Lieutenant, Parking and Traffic Division
  •   Lieutenant, Field Services Bureau
  •   Commander, Special Operations Squad (SWAT)
Assistant Chief Falvo’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. He is also a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Nation Academy, session 219.

Some of Assistant Chief Falvo’s training accomplishments include:

  •          FBI certified in Basic Hostage/Crisis Negotiations
  •   IDEA Clandestine Laboratory Investigation/Safety Certification
  •   Counter Drug Task Force Command & Control Certification
  •   State amd Local Anti-Terrorism Training
  •   Certified Firearms Instructor
  •   Certified General Topics Instructor
  •   NTOA Certification in SWAT Supervisor Management
  •   Executive Development Seminar
  •   Program Manager, NYS Law Enforcement Accreditation Program
  •   Ethic's for CEO's
  •   Interview and Interrogation
  •   Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar
  •   Operation Tri-Star Tractical Officers Course
Assistant Chief Falvo has also been awarded and recognized for numerous commendations of valor and meritorious service.

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