NYS Police Troop F welcomes new commanderPosted: Updated:
New York State Police Troop F in Orange County is welcoming a new commander.
Pierce Gallagher has been promoted from captain to major.
Gallagher replaces Joseph Tripodo, who is now in charge of criminal investigations statewide.
News 12 is told Maj. Gallagher has been with Troop F for nearly three decades and has worked his way up the ranks over the years, starting as a trooper in 1988.