Mayor Lee Appoints Gregory P. Suhr as Chief of Police

Mayor Lee Appoints Gregory P. Suhr as Chief of Police Selection of Police Chief with 30 Years of Vital Experience, Proven Leadership, and Reformer Background to Bring SFPD to 21st Century.

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today appointed and swore in Captain Gregory P. Suhr as Chief of the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD).

“I am very proud today to appoint and swear in Greg Suhr as Chief of Police to succeed former Police Chief and now District Attorney George Gascón,” said Mayor Lee. “Chief Suhr has been a leader within the SFPD with 30 years of experience and is deeply committed to ongoing reforms and increased accountability in the police department. His selection moves the SFPD into the 21st century. He will work to bring violent crime in our City to historic lows and implement innovative crime prevention strategies to keep San Francisco the safest big city in our country.”

“Greg Suhr is a professional police leader and a strong supporter of the hardworking men and women of the San Francisco Police Department,” said District Attorney George Gascón. “He's committed to our reform agenda including making San Francisco the safest large city in the U.S., the implementation of COMPSTAT, and discipline reform. I applaud the Mayor and the Police Commission on their selection. Greg is the ultimate champion of community policing.” Read more.

Posted on April 27, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.