Inspector Chris Galeazza is new detachment commander of Peterborough County OPP

Galeazza first joined the OPP in 1998 and has been serving as interim detachment commander

Inspector Chris Galeazza. (OPP-supplied photo)
Inspector Chris Galeazza. (OPP-supplied photo)

The Peterborough County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has announced that Inspector Chris Galeazza is the new detachment commander.

Galeazza began his OPP career in December 1998 and was first assigned to the South Bruce Detachment. He also served at Haldimand County, the Caledonia Command Post, City of Kawartha Lakes and, most recently, at Peterborough County as the interim detachment commander.

He has participated in various projects and working groups, including a post as Pan Am Games venue commander.

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Galeazza holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology with a focus in criminology from Brock University and has completed the senior police administration course from the Canadian Police College.

He is also the recipient of the Police Exemplary Service Medal (20 years).

“I can certainly speak for all of us in Peterborough County who are delighted to welcome Chris as the new detachment commander,” states County of Peterborough Warden J. Murray Jones in a media release. “Chris has proven time and time again that he has the skills and the compassion to lead our local detachment. His down-to-earth approach serves us well. Congratulation Chris, we are all in this together.”