Tag Archive for Galisky

Galisky altered memos to the Grand Jury. Why?

A good update to the release of the Grand Jury transcripts on the Chamberlain murder investigation is over at Total Buzz by Peggy Lowe. The night that John Chamberlain’s bloodied body was found on the floor of an Orange County jail – his skull bashed in and misshapen from a beating – Undersheriff JoAnn Galisky…

Two OC Asst. Sheriff’s swept out the door

Yesterday, OC Assistant Sheriff Steve Bishop abruptly resigned. Later in the day, Assistant Sheriff Jo Ann Galisky was fired. An OCRegister report today explains that the departure of these two members of the command staff is related to the Grand Jury probe “that questioned the department’s actions following the beating death of jail inmate John…

What Do YOU Think About Sheriff Carona Resigning?

“While it’s a combination of factors that Mike decided to retire, one of the factors is his ability to focus on his defense [...] He also wanted to make sure the department was ready for a smooth transition.” – H. Dean Steward, Soon-to-be-retired Sheriff Mike Carona’s attorney Have you heard the big news? OC Sheriff…

The Sheriff Returns

Following a 60 day self imposed leave of absence to deal with his federal criminal indictment, Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona will return to ‘active duty’ on Monday. Undersheriff Galisky will continue to oversee day-to-day operations of the department, which she has done both during and prior to the Sheriff’s leave. Sheriff Carona will perform…

Business as usual. My visit with Undersheriff Jo Ann Galisky

Hired as an Orange County Deputy Sheriff in January 1984, Jo Ann Galisky followed the advice of friends and mentors to pursue a career in law enforcement. She had been considering entering military service because she wanted a structured work environment that would also offer a variety of opportunities for advancement and personal growth.  Almost…