Kevin McConnell joined the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office on March 4, 1996. He has worked in every county jail as both a deputy and a supervisor and is the Chief Deputy of the Field Operations Division. He promoted through the ranks to Senior Deputy in 2001, Sergeant in 2005, Lieutenant in 2008, and Captain in 2017.
He served as the Acting Division Commander for the Planning & Projects Division and has worked in the Classification and Homeland Security Units. He is the Sheriff’s Office hostage negotiations team leader.
A 16-year Army veteran, Chief McConnell volunteers with veteran organizations to promote better health care and employment opportunities for military service members. He also works with disabled veterans to help them transition from military to civilian life.