SFPD Southern Station
SFPD Southern Station community meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at various locations in the Southern Station District. Check the SFPD calendar for time and more details on Station community meetings and San Francisco events.
About the SFPD Southern Station
The SFPD’s Southern District extends south from Mission Street to Mariposa Street and east to the Bay. It encompasses the Ferry Building, the South of Market area, the Embarcadero, China Basin and Mission Bay.
The district was once a mostly industrial area, but in recent years has flourished with new restaurants and bars. It’s also a center of residential development, the home of the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park and the future home of the Golden State Warriors at the Chase Center. As of 2015, the Southern District has also been home to the SFPD administrative offices within the new Public Safety Building in Mission Bay.
The original Southern station was a shack located at 4th and Clara streets. After being destroyed in the 1906 earthquake, it reopened in 1926 as an elaborate Spanish Baroque style building designed by Albert Coffey. In 1961, Southern Station was relocated to the first floor of the Hall of Justice, and in 2015 moved once again, this time into the new Public Safety Building at 1251 3rd Street. This station is part of the San Francisco Police Department's Metro Division.
Meet your Station Captain - Timothy Falvey
Captain Timothy Falvey was born in San Francisco and raised in South San Francisco, where he graduated from El Camino High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at the University of San Francisco and worked for seven years as an accountant before deciding police work was more interesting. Falvey’s grandfather, two uncles, three cousins, one cousin's husband and one of his best childhood friends had all served in the SFPD and seemed to enjoy their jobs.
Falvey joined the San Francisco Police Academy in June 1995. As commanding officer of the Tactical Company, he oversaw the Tactical Unit (SWAT Team), Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (Bomb Squad), Hondas, Tactical Canines, Mounted Unit, Specialist Team and the Hostage and Crisis Negotiation Team. Captain Falvey also oversaw the Tactical unit’s critical support to patrol officers as it responds to crises such as hostage rescue operations and assists with security during planned and unplanned demonstrations.
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