Garden Grove swears in new Chief of Police


Hundreds gathered in the Garden Grove Community Center to witness the swearing in of the Garden Grove Police Department’s 14th police chief, Amir El-Farra. Dozens of police officers, public officials, members of the community and relatives looked on as El-Farra’s wife pinned the badge on the city’s new chief. “It is my honor and privilege to be serving as your chief,” El-Farra said from the podium, moments after reciting the Oath of Office delivered by his brother, Johan El-Farra. A 27-year law enforcement veteran, Chief El-Farra praised the men and women, both sworn and professional, he will be leading. “What…

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