Captain Troy Dangerfield joined the San Francisco Police Department in 1991. He is a second generation SFPD officer, having followed his father into law enforcement. He spent the first seven years of his career working midnight shifts in several San Francisco police districts. During that time, Dangerfield became a Field Training officer, instructing numerous members on how to be an effective police officer on the street. In 2005, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Patrol, where he worked at various police stations and at the Police Academy. In 2009, he was asked and honored to serve in the Chief’s Office as a spokesperson for the department. Dangerfield promoted to Lieutenant in 2010 and Captain in 2018.