Kevin T. Fisher-Paulson
Chief Deputy Kevin Thaddeus Fisher-Paulson joined the San Francisco Sheriff's Office on October 3, 1994, and has served at every rank and in every division. He currently serves as Chief of the Administration and Programs Division.
Chief Deputy Fisher-Paulson's collateral duties have included command of the Honor Guard, as well as chairmanship of the Policy & Procedure Committee and the Visiting Committee. In 1998, he helped the Sheriff’s Office create a Peer Support Unit and has served as president for the California Peer Support Association. He is a graduate of Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.
Chief Deputy Fisher-Paulson is a Bronze Medal of Honor recipient and was chosen as "Deputy Sheriff of the Year" by the Rotary Club. He earned an undergraduate degree in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
Chief Deputy Fisher-Paulson lives with his husband, two sons and rescue dogs in San Francisco, and writes a weekly column for the San Francisco Chronicle that appears on Wednesdays.