Deputy Chief

Deputy Chief

Deputy Chief Mark D. Segalla

Overview
Chief James W. Cormier's proposed reorganizational plan was approved during the Town Meeting held in November of 2013. Under this plan the position of Deputy Chief was created. In April 2014 Sergeant Detective Mark Segalla was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief.
 
In this role Deputy Chief Segalla is the second-highest ranking officer within the Department and assists Chief Cormier in overseeing all major operational, investigative, and administrative functions within the Department. 
 
Deputy Chief: Mark D. Segalla
Phone: (781) 942-6774
 
 
About Deputy Chief Mark D. Segalla
 
Law Enforcement Experience
- Over 19 years in Law Enforcement
- In Charge of the Criminal Division for 6 years
- Serving as the RPD's Accreditation Manager
- Breadth of experience with complex Criminal Investigations
 
Reading Police Highlights
- Member of the Honor Guard, FTO, and Motorcycle Units
- Implemented a new focus on narcotis investigations in 2011
 
Approach to Policing
- Community Policing
- Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety
 
Education
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from UMass Lowell
- Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Western New England College
 
Greatest Achievement
- Being married to a wonderful woman and having two great children