Prelate Attends Retirement Celebration for Glendale Police Chief Ronald De Pompa


On Thursday, December 12, the Glendale Police Foundation and the Glendale Police Department held a retirement celebration dinner honoring Chief Ron De Pompa’s 36 years of service to the community and welcoming new Chief Robert Castro.

The Prelate attended the celebration where he delivered the invocation and his message.  He was accompanied by Rev. Fr. Vazken Atmajian.  St. Mary’s Church Board of Trustees Chair Mr. Zareh Markarian was also in attendance.

 GlendalePoliceChief2The Prelate met personally with and conveyed his well wishes to both the outgoing and incoming Chief of Police.  In his invocation, His Eminence thanked and commended Chief De Pompa for his 36 years of service to public safety and wished him healthy and happy years to come as he enters retirement.  He welcomed new Police Chief Robert Castro and wished him success as he assumes his new responsibilities.  The Prelate also offered a prayer for the safety of all police officers and safety personnel as they serve for the protection of our communities.

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