DeKalb Interim Chief of Police John Petragallo is ready to take off his badge.
“Mayor, Council, City Manager Nicklas, I would like to thank you for the opportunity of being your interim police chief for last year,” Petragallo said.
He gave his thank you speech at DeKalb’s city council meeting May 26.
Petragallo spent his first year in law enforcement with the Freeport Police Department. He then transferred to DeKalb. He’s held several positions, from working in narcotics to being a patrol officer.