Captain Lynette DelFavero is the Commanding Officer of the First Platoon Patrol Division and the Southwest District Captain of the Syracuse Police Department. After she was promoted in January of 2015, she became only the fourth female to make the rank of Captain in the Syracuse Police Department. She served as a Lieutenant for approximately 5 years prior to that. As a Lieutenant, she was the Commanding Officer of SPD’s Crime Reduction Team (a street level crime suppression team). She also served as the Lieutenant in charge of Community Relations, the Recruitment Section and the DARE program.
Captain DelFavero also serves on the Board of Directors for Vera House, a local Domestic Violence shelter, counseling, education and advocacy center. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the PBA until her last promotion.