Peterborough County OPP welcome a new detachment commander

The Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is excited to announce their new Detachment Commander, Inspector Chris Galeazza.

Inspector Galeazza began his career with the Ontario Provincial Police 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. Inspector Galeazza has participated in various projects and working groups, including a post as Pan Am Games venue commander. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree 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. 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.”

-J. Murray Jones

Warden, County of Peterborough 

Mayor, Douro-Dummer Township

Chair, EORN

-“Chris interacts with a high level of diplomacy and professionalism. He has the ability to defuse situations and guide conversation to a place of respect, while maintaining a fair approach. He strives to remove communication barriers, bringing people and their ideas forward.”-

-Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Thomas Carrique

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