Commissioner Robert Gazzola was sworn in on July 1, 2021.
He joined the New Rochelle Police Department in 1986 and rose through the ranks to Sergeant (1993), Lieutenant (1996), Captain (2002), and Deputy Police Commissioner (2018). He served as Captain of the Police Services Division from 2002 to 2015, then served as the Captain of the Criminal Investigations Division before being promoted to Deputy Police Commissioner.
Commissioner Gazzola grew up and attended public schools in New Rochelle. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Iona College and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Marist College.