Lt. Uptegrove has no regrets as he prepares to leave after extended stint with Galt P.D.
27-year Galt Police Department veteran Jim Uptegrove to retire
Galt Police Department Lt. Jim Uptegrove explains improvements that will be made to the department's gun range on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Uptegrove is set to retire on April 30, 2013, after 27 years with the department.
Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:00 am
Galt Police Lt. Jim Uptegrove is retiring next month after one of the longest career stints in the department's history.
While often visible at public meetings and community events, the Elk Grove resident has emerged as the face of the police department in recent months with the fatal shootings of fellow K-9 officer Kevin Tonn and animal control officer Ray Marcum. Both incidents occurred within city limits while the men were on regular duty.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:00 am.
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