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City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jim Arnold,
Release Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 9:30:00 AM

Modesto's Newest Police Chief Officially Sworn-in

Newly appointed Police Chief Galen Carroll was officially sworn-in yesterday in front of family, friends, past colleagues and City Council members.  Chief Carroll is Modesto's 14th Chief of Police and replaces recently retired Chief Harden.  During his induction speech he mentioned a desire to work collaboratively with the community and expressed that his main focus would encompass people, pride and professionalism.
To view a video of the official pinning and a short interview with Chief Carroll, visit