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Police Service Area II

Captain Steve Vangelo was promoted to Captain in January of 2016, taking over responsibility for the West End of Allentown, PSA II. Captain Vangelo has been with the Allentown Police Department since July 1997. He served in the Patrol Division for the majority of his tenure as a police officer.

Captain Vangelo was promoted to Sergeant in December 2006 where he was assigned to the Night Shift Division and, later, the Vice and Intelligence Unit. In 2014, he was promoted to Lieutenant of the Night Shift, and was then assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division in January 2015. Captain Vangelo was a member of Emergency Response Team for 13 years, retiring as the Tactical Team Commander. He is an instructor at the Allentown Police Academy.

Captain Vangelo is a graduate of Phillipsburg High School and Trenton State College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Law and Justice.