Sheriff Station Commander Will Not Return
Captain Patti Minutello will not be returning to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriffs Station and will instead be reassigned to a yet-to-be-determined place in the L.A. County Sheriffs Department after serving at the Santa Clarita Valley station for nearly four years.
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“It is not uncommon for a captain to be assigned to another post within the Sheriffs Department after serving for a few years at a station as Patti has done. Typically, station captains stay for two to five years,” commented Chief Neal Tyler.
The City will immediately begin work on a process to bring in a new captain. The Sheriffs Department will offer the City three captains from which to select. The City anticipates naming a new captain within the next month.
“We appreciate the Sheriffs Department’s willingness to provide us with the opportunity to select a new Sheriffs captain for the Santa Clarita Valley station. This is an important position in our community,” commented Ken Pulskamp, City Manager.