Patrol Division

Patrol Captain

Captain Ken Rozell was hired on 07/02/90. Captain Rozell has more than 20 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. He has continued his education and has earned a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Management. Captain Rozell is currently in charge of the Patrol Division.

Captain Rozell is a Deputy Commander of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis.  Captain Rozell attended the FBI National Academy in 2007 at Quantico Va.    

 

 

Lieutenants

Lieutenant Richard Werths was hired on 09/01/87. He has more than 20 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Lieutenant Werths continued his education and earned his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. Lieutenant Werths is currently in charge of Squad A of the Patrol Division. He is also a Supervisor for the Range and the Range Instructors. He also assists with the Auxiliary Training.
 

 

 

 

 




Lieutenant Ray Takmajian
was hired on 04/03/89. Lieutenant Takmajian has more than 20 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Lieutenant Takmajian has earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Lieutenant Takmajian is currently in charge of Squad B of the Patrol Division. He is also in charge of our Auxiliary Police Training.

 

 

 

 
Lieutenant George Mclaren was hired on 08/23/93. He has continued his education and has earned a Bachelors Degree. Lieutenant Mclaren has more than 15 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Lieutenant Mclaren is currently in charge of Squad D of the Patrol Division. He is also a Team Leader of the Granite City SRT and a Team Leader for ILEAS Weapons of Mass Destruction. Lieutenant Mclaren is also a Field Training Supervisor for the FTO Program.

Lieutenant Jon Blaylock was hired on 08/16/95. He has more than 13 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Sergeant Blaylock has earned an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Sergeant Blaylock is currently a Street Supervisor for Squad B of the Patrol Division. He is also a Team Leader of the Granite City SRT, and a Team Leader for ILEAS Weapons of Mass Destruction. Sergeant Blaylock is also a Field Training Supervisor for the FTO Program.

 

Sergeant Jennifer Deyong was hired on 10/01/90. She has more than 20 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. She has continued her education and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.

Sergeant Deyong has worked as a Detective and also a Detective Supervisor. She ran our Domestic Violence Unit from her position in Detectives. She is currently working as a Street Supervisor.  Sergeant Deyong is also a Field Training Supervisor for the FTO Program.   

 

 

 

 
Sergeant Tony Merz was hired on 01/05/95. He has more than 14 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Sergeant Merz has earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Sergeant Merz has worked as a Detective. He is also a Supervisor for the Field Training Program. He is currently working as a Street Supervisor.

 

 

 

 

 
Sergeant Aaron Flynn was hired on 01/05/95. He has more than 14 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Sergeant Flynn as earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Sergeant Flynn has worked as a Detective, and SRO. He is also a Team Member of ILEAS Mobile Field Force. He is currently working as a Street Supervisor.

 

 

 

 

 


Sergeant Jeff Grote was hired on 07/10/95. He has more than 13 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Sergeant Grote has worked as one of our DARE Officers and worked as one of our Court Liaisons. He is currently working as a Street Supervisor.

 

 

 

 

 

Sergeant Chuck Bremer was hired on 01/30/00. He has more than 9 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Sergeant Bremer has earned a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and is currently working towards his Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Management. Sergeant Bremer is a Team Leader for ILEAS Mobile Field Force. He is currently working as a Street Supervisor.

 

 

 

 



Sergeant Nick Novachich was hired on 06-21-00 and has over 9 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. He currently holds a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice and is working on his Masters Degree.
Sergeant Novachich is also a Team Member of ILEAS Weapons of Mass Destruction, a member of our local TRT team and a member of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis as an investigator. He is currently a Sergeant of Squad D of the Patrol Division.

 

 

 

 

Sergeant Mike Parkinson was hired as a dispatcher on 8-7-96 and a Patrolman on 6-15-98. He currently has over 12 years of service as a City employee. He is also a member of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis as an investigator.

 

 

 

 

 



Sergeant Ken Wojtowicz was hired on 01-07-99 and currently has 9 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Detective Wojtowicz was recently appointed to the Metro East Cyber Crime Task Force and works 1 day a week out of the local FBI office. He is also a Team Member of ILEAS Weapons of Mass Destruction, a member of our local TRT team and a member of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis as an investigator.

 

 

 

 

Patrol Officers
Patrolman Joseph Mangiaracino was hired on 11/16/89. He has more than 18 year of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Mangiaracino has also worked as a Detective and an undercover officer during his career. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer on Squad A. Mangiaracino also earned the Governor’s Medal of Valor after a 1994 incident involving an armed assailant.

Patrolman Don Hemphill was hired on 11/15/90. He has more than 18 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Hemphill has worked as one of our K-9 Units in the past. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad C.

Patrolman Richard Dawes is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad A.

Patrolman David Atchison was hired on 09/10/94. He has more than 14 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Atchison has earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Atchison has also worked as a Detective and is an instructor for SWIC Academy. Officer Atchison is also a Team Member of ILEAS Mobile Field Force. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer on Squad A.

Patrolman Matt Maue was hired on 04/01/98. He has more than 11 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Maue has earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Maue is one of the four K-9 Teams with the Granite City Police Department. He works with his partner Easy as a Patrol Officer on Squad A. Officer Maue is also one of our Field Training Officers.

Patrolman Justin Rayl was hired on 01/06/99. He has more than 10 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Rayl is one of our four K-9 Teams. He is also a Team Member of ILEAS Weapons of Mass Destruction. Officer Rayl and his Partner Aiko work as a Patrol Officer for Squad D. Officer Rayl is also a Field Training Officer and a member of our SRT Team.

Patrolman Christopher Blair was hired on 04/07/99. He has more than 10 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Blair has earned his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Blair is one of our K-9 Teams. Officer Blair and his partner Lux work as a Patrol Officer on Squad B. Officer Blair is also one of our Field Training Officers.

Patrolman John Redstone was hired on 04/07/99. He has more than 10 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Redstone is one of our Range instructors. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer on Squad A. Officer Redstone is also one of our Field Training Officers.

Patrolman Eric Klumpp was hired on 01/02/03. He has more than 6 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Klumpp has earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Klumpp is also a Team Member of ILEAS Weapons of Mass Destruction. Officer Klumpp is currently working as a Patrol Officer on Squad A.


Patrolman Brian Cave is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad C.

Patrolwoman Lori Perkins is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad B.

Patrolman Matt Hibbets was hired on 05/09/05. He has more than 4 year of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Hibbets has earned his Bachelors Degree. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad D.

Patrolman Karl Schultz was hired on 01/23/06. He has more than 3 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Schultz is continuing his education working towards a degree. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad C.

Patrolman Dan Grayson was hired on 01/23/06. He has more than 3 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Grayson has earned a Doctorate Degree in Chiropractic. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad C.

Patrolwoman Lizzi Harris was hired on 02/16/06. She has more than 3 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Harris has earned her Bachelors Degree. She is also bilingual and works as an interpreter. She is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad A.

Patrolman Eric Bailey was hired on 06/09/06. He has more than 3 years of service with the Granite City Police Department and eight years experience from past work at another PD. Officer Bailey has continued his education and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Bailey is one of four K-9 Teams. He and his partner Blek are working as Patrol Officers for Squad C.

Patrolman Gene Wilkinson was hired on 7/06/06. He has more than 3 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Wilkinson is a member of ILEAS Mobile Field Force. He is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad A.

Patrolman Dean Bastilla was hired on 08/18/06. He has more than 2 years of service with the Granite City Police Department. Officer Bastilla is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad B.


Patrolman Jacob Koepp is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad C.


Patrolman Timothy Bedard is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad B.


Patrolwoman Andrea Brochman is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad B.


Patrolman Jeffrey Donahey is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad B.


Patrolman Jonathan Hadley is currently working as a Patrol Officer for Squad B.