The Department

Chief of Police

 Macmillan 3-12

The MBTA Police Department operates under the direction of Police Chief Paul MacMillan. Chief MacMillan oversees the management, planning and direction of the Police Department.

Organizationally, the MBTA Transit Police Department is made up of the following four components: Office of the Chief, Patrol Operations, Investigative Services, and Administrative Services.  A Deputy Chief manages each division.

 

Command Staff 

Patrol Operations Division

Deputy James Witzgall tn

The Patrol Operations Division is under the command of Deputy Chief James Witzgall.   The Patrol Operations Division is responsible for the field operations of the Department including special events, special operations, and the honor guard function.  The Patrol Operations Division consists of Police Officers and Supervisors assigned to staff the patrol beats of the Department.

DC Green

Deputy Chief Kenneth Green oversees the day to day operations of the 3:30 pm and 11:30 pm shifts.  He is also the Department's liaison to community partnerships.

Investigative Services Division

Deputy Kenneth Sprague tn

The Investigative Services Division is under the command of Deputy Chief Kenneth Sprague. The Investigative Services Division is responsible for investigating all crimes and serious accidents that occur on MBTA property and conveyances. This includes all MBTA buses, the subway system, commuter rail lines and commuter boats.

Administrative Services Division

Deputy Gloria Andrews Ward tn

The Administrative Services Division is under the command of Deputy Chief Gloria Andrews-Ward.  The Administrative Services Division is responsible for the Professional Standards and Training Units and for coordinating various elements of the hiring and promotion process, including equal employment opportunity and affirmative action (EEO/AA) activities.  It is also responsible for career enhancement programs and control of Department-owned property.