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Gammelgard Settles In As New Police Chief

It’s the first full week in office for Grass Valley’s new police chief. Alex Gammelgard is getting settled in, and putting his plan together on how to run the department. Gammelgard, who was promoted to chief from Lieutenant, says he plans to fill his old job…

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Gammelgard considers himself “technology savvy”, and wants to continue to be able to staff his department with the latest technological equipment. That includes body cameras for officers, which Gammelgard says is already in the pipeline for this fiscal year…

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Gammelgard officially became chief after the City Council approved his contract last Tuesday night. His first official meeting he had to attend as chief was Thursday, to get a spending update from the Measure N Oversight Committee.


Photo: Gammelgard when he was promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant in February of 2014.

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