Chiefs of the SFPD

Malachi Fallon

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Malachi Fallon

City Marshals
1850-1856

Brandt Sequine

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Brandt Sequine

City Marshals
1850-1856

John W. McKenzie

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John W. McKenzie

City Marshals
1850-1856

James F. Curtis

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James F. Curtis

1856-1858

Martin J. Burke

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Martin J. Burke

1858-1866

Patrick Crowley

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Patrick Crowley

1866-1873
1879-1897

Theodore G. Cockrill

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Theodore G. Cockrill

1873-1875

Henry H. Ellis

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Henry H. Ellis

1875-1877

John Kirpatrick

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John Kirpatrick

1877-1879

Isaiah W. Lees

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Isaiah W. Lees

1897-1900

William P. Sullivan

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William P. Sullivan

1900-1901

George Wittman

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George Wittman

1901-1905

Jeremiah F. Dinan

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Jeremiah F. Dinan

1905-1907

William J. Biggy

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William J. Biggy

1907-1908

Jesse B. Cook

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Jesse B. Cook

1908-1910

John B. Martin

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John B. Martin

1910

John Seymour

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John Seymour

1910-1911

David A. White

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David A. White

1911-1920

Daniel J. O'Brien

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Daniel J. O'Brien

1920-1928

William J. Quinn

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William J. Quinn

1929-1940

Charles W. Dullea

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Charles W. Dullea

1940-1947

Michael Riordan

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Michael Riordan

1947

Michael Mitchell

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Michael Mitchell

1948-1950

Michael Gaffey

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Michael Gaffey

1951-1955

George Healy

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George Healy

1955-1956

Frances J. Ahern

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Black and white photo of former SFPD Chief Frances Ahern

1956-1958

Thomas J. Cahill

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Thomas J. Cahill

1958-1970

Alfred J. Nelder

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Alfred J. Nelder

1970-1971

Donald M. Scott

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Donald M. Scott

1971-1975

Charles Gain

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Charles Gain

1975-1980

Corneilius P. Murphy

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Corneilius P. Murphy

1980-1986

Frank M. Jordan

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Frank M. Jordan

1986-1990

Willis Casey

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Willis Casey

1990-1992

Richard D. Hongisto

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Richard D. Hongisto

1992

Anthony D. Ribera

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Anthony D. Ribera
1992-1996

Fred H. Lau

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Fred H. Lau

1996-2002

Prentice E. Sanders

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Prentice E. Sanders

2002-2003

Alex E. Fagan

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Alex E. Fagan

2003-2004

Heather J. Fong

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Heather J. Fong

2004-2009

George Gascon

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George Gascón

2009-2011

Greg Suhr

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Greg Suhr

2011-2016

William Scott

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William Scott

2017-

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