After 39 years of outstanding service, Police Chief Prentice Earl Sanders has announced his retirement from the San Francisco Police Department. Chief Sanders advised the Mayor and the Police Commission this morning that his last day as the Chief of the San Francisco Police Department will be Saturday, September 13, 2003.
Chief Sanders has served the City and County of San Francisco as a police officer for the past 39 years. He began his career with the San Francisco Police Department in 1964. In 1971, he was promoted to the Homicide Detail, where he compiled a notable record of investigating and solving some of San Francisco’s most infamous murder cases. In 1996, Chief Sanders was appointed to Assistant Chief of Police, and in 2002 was appointed Chief of Police.
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