Change coming to North Tahoe substation |

Change coming to North Tahoe substation

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department North Tahoe substation is getting a new commander.

Lt. Jeff Granum has been promoted to captain and will replace retiring Capt. Karl Fulenwider. Granum, 52, is the current administrative lieutenant in North Tahoe. He came from the San Jose Police Department and has been with the department since 1994.

Along with Granum’s promotion, Sheriff Edward Bonner announced that Lt. George Malim has also been promoted to captain. Malim, the department’s current investigations chief and spokesman, will take command of the Placer County Jail on Dec. 9, replacing the retiring Capt. John Fitzgerald.

In addition, three sergeants ” John Savage, Ron Ashford and Mark Reed ” were promoted to lieutenant. Savage will work at the North Tahoe Substation. Lt. Savage, 38, formed the Critical Accident Responders Team (C.A.R.Team), which is called upon to handle the major traffic collision investigations for both the Town of Loomis and the City of Colfax. He has been with the department since 1991 and currently supervises the canine program and is a patrol sergeant out of the Loomis substation.

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