APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF GILLESPIE
Modesto City Manager Joe Lopez recently announced the appointment of Brandon Gillespie as the City of Modesto’s Interim Police Chief, effective December 25. Following Chief Galen Carroll’s retirement, Brandon will continue to lead the department as a formal recruitment for Modesto’s next chief is conducted.
Brandon has nearly 20 years of service with the Modesto Police Department, where he worked his way up through the ranks of officer, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, and since October 2019, Assistant Chief of Police.
Please join Modesto in congratulating Chief Gillespie on his new role and supporting him in his work going forward, and in wishing Chief Carroll our very best in his next chapter.