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Chief Public Information Officer

Captain Ronald Galaviz

Captain Ronald Galaviz

The Chief Public Information Officer directs media and public relations for the department. The Chief PIO also coordinates the writing, editing, and production of materials released to the media and for use by the department, other law enforcement agencies, and the public. The Chief PIO reports directly to the Superintendent and Chief of Staff as a member of the Superintendent’s Personal Staff and is supported in his duties by the Assistant Chief Public Information Officer.


  • Responding to media inquiries about Department activities
  • Conducting press conferences and various other public meetings
  • Providing staff support and counsel to district PIO personnel
  • Primary oversight of all Department social media content
  • Facilitate the development of agency publications, news releases, and educational material
  • Preparing reports, speeches, copy, scripts, and other written communications
  • Facilitate the development of Department public information and educational campaigns
  • Facilitate coordination of photographic and audio-visual content of Department materials
  • Oversight of the Indiana State Police Youth Camps
  • Directing the management of the Indiana State Police Museum

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