Orange sheriff's Capt. Ralph Groover, 51, has more than 3 decades of experience.
Ralph Groover, 51, will serve as chief indefinitely, the Sheriff's Office said.
He currently commands the traffic unit.
was appointed to replace the current chief, Daniel Saylor, 44, who was arrested this morning and is in the Orange County Jail.
Groover has a master's degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a master's of science in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College, according to the newspaper article.