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27-year Galt Police Department veteran Jim Uptegrove to retire

Lt. Uptegrove has no regrets as he prepares to leave after extended stint with Galt P.D.

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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.

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  • Frank Gayaldo posted at 8:52 am on Wed, Mar 27, 2013.

    Frank Gayaldo Posts: 26

    Just like the small town that it serves, Galt Police Department is very, very special. Thank you Lt. Uptegrove for your many years of honorable service.

     
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