Bethalto Police Dept.


Chief of Police Craig Welch

The chief of police is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, controlling, and staffing all function of the department. He is also responsible for its efficient operation and for the department's relations with local citizens, the local government, and other related agencies

Deputy Chief Jason Lamb

The lieutenant is second in command of the police department and has full authority in absence of the chief. His primary responsibility is to supervise the operations of the department. The lieutenant is required to assign, direct, control and inspect the work of officers in patrol, officers in unique assignments, dispatchers, and other civilian personnel.