SLPD says goodbye to Officer Gallaher
Jeff Gallaher finished his last patrol with the Soap Lake Police Department and will be working for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Soap Lake Police Department/Courtesy photo
Staff Writer | October 4, 2022 3:08 PM
SOAP LAKE — Soap Lake Police Department said goodbye to Officer Jeff Gallaher after he patrolled his last shift for the agency on Sept. 29.
“His worth ethic was top-notch,” said SLPD Officer Trevor Jones. “Any task he had in front of him, he did it to his fullest and saw it through to fruition.”
A release from the SLPD said Gallaher is leaving the department because he accepted a position with the Spokane County Sheriff's Department.
During his three years with SLPD, Gallaher had been a field training officer, child seat technician, UAS (drone) operator, patrol officer and motor officer, among others.
“Though we will miss his smile and hard work ethic, I am sort of glad I do not have to sit through any more Star Wars movie explanations or references,” the release said.
The release finished with two hashtags – “good luck” and “hopefully you will be on LivePD.”
“An experience I will never forget having him as a patrol partner,” said Jones. “Spokane County is lucky to have him.”
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