Thursday, September 18, 2008

CHP Assistant Chief Sal R. Segura Retiring

After twenty eight years of public service in the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Assistant Chief Sal R. Segura is retiring. Assistant Chief Segura began his career with the CHP on January 28, 1980. After successfully completing his Academy training he reported to the Santa Fe Springs Area for patrol duty.

After serving in the Santa Fe Springs, San Jose and Santa Cruz Areas, Assistant Chief Segura promoted to Sergeant and transferred to the Arrowhead Area until his transfer to the Academy. Upon promoting to Lieutenant in January 1994 Segura served in the Office of Research and Planning. In January 1997, he transferred to the Monterey Area, before relocating to the Gilroy Inspection Facility.

In March 2001, Segura was promoted to Captain and served in Field Support Section and Special Projects Section. Assistant Chief Segura was promoted to Assistant Chief in March 2003 where he served in Information Management Division.

In February 2006, Assistant Chief Segura transferred and effectively managed Valley Division's North Sector as well as overseeing the Division's administrative operations, developing commanders and responding to and overseeing major incidents within the Division.

In 2005 Assistant Chief Segura was instrumental in enhancing the effectiveness of the Department's Amber Alert System, and in 2006 served as the Governor's appointee to the states 911 Advisory Committee.

Congratulations to Assistant Chief Segura on his retirement and for his tremendous dedication to the citizens of California.

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