The Grass Valley Police Department is adding a female officer to the ranks. Chief John Foster says this will be the second woman to wear the badge for Grass Valley. The new officer, Julie Gibbs, comes to Grass Valley following a career with the military and is now at the police academy.
Gibbs, along with any candidate, was put the a comprehensive evaluation before being hired.
Once Julie Gibbs completes the academy and department training she will become the second female officer, along with Officer Sara Perry, on the Grass Valley Police Department.