Brawley Police Chief Announces Retirement

BRAWLEY – Police Chief Mark Gillmore has announced his retirement from the City of Brawley after 22 years
of service with the Brawley Police Department and 25 years in public service.
Before joining the City of Brawley Police Department in January of 1991, Chief Gillmore served for four years in the
United States Naval Submarine Service. He then pursued a career in law enforcement as a Peace Officer, first with
the City of Huntington Beach, followed by the City of Westmorland. Chief Gillmore promoted to Sergeant in 1997
and Lieutenant in 2002. In 2006, he was named Police Chief after serving more than a year as the Acting Chief.
“Chief Gillmore has been a solid and capable member of the management team. The Chief led some of the most
significant information technology efforts in the City. He also played an instrumental role in bringing the
Emergency Operations Center and Police Department Renovation Project to life,” commented Mayor Sam
Chief Gillmore’s last official day with the City of Brawley is June 30, 2013.


  1. Chief Gillmore has done an outstanding job and I am from El Centro! The city will be losing expertise, leadership and a concern for the community with the retirement of Gillmore. I wish the best in the future for him and his family!

Comments are closed.