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S.F. Chief Nation's Highest Paid Cop

August 27, 2012  | 

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr (right) with Mayor Ed Lee. Photo: SFPD
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr (right) with Mayor Ed Lee. Photo: SFPD

San Francisco isn't the nation's biggest city, and it's certainly not the most crime ridden. But that doesn't mean it can't have the country's highest-paid cop.

With a total pay of $321,577, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr won top honors last year among the nation's police bosses. He also happened to be the highest-paid department head in San Francisco city government.

By comparison, Los Angles Police Chief Charlie Beck, whose city has a population roughly 10 times San Francisco's, makes $307,291. New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly brings home $205,180.

Read the full San Francisco Chronicle story.

Related:

New S.F. Chief Rose Through Ranks

Tags: Police Chiefs, San Francisco PD, Officer Pay


Comments (3)

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Capt David-Ret LA County @ 8/27/2012 5:50 PM

Just think, they used to have a sheriff that was a convicted murderer...

Stan/NE @ 8/29/2012 6:29 PM

I know it's expensive to live in San Fran, but holy cow...I thought California was in a buget crisiss.?

Sgt. Mike @ 8/30/2012 7:15 AM

heh

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