September 13, 2021: Charles Roca has been appointed as the new Police Chief for Allentown, PA. Mr. Roca joined Allentown's police Department in 2002. He has served as a Vice Unit Supervisor, as a Sergent with the K9 Unit, and as a Lieutenant. In 2018 He was promoted to Captain and Assistant Chief in 2020. He also served as interim Police Chief this year. He earned a BA in Criminal Justice at the Lackawanna College Police Academy.