Monday, July 18, 2011

BOMA San Francisco Members Meet With Paul Miyamoto - Candidate for San Francisco Sheriff

L To R: Kathy Mattes, CBRE; Ken Cleaveland, BOMA; Paul Miyamoto; Jim Christian, DRA Advisors, Mike Cashion, Lexington-MKP Management L.P; and Tim Falvey, Hanford Freund & Company (not pictured)

BOMA San Francisco Members:

BOMA members had the opportunity to meet one of candidates running for San Francisco Sheriff in the November election, Paul Miyamoto.

Mr. Miyamoto mentioned his desire to have the Sheriff's department do more outreach to the various community groups in the City, and pledged, if elected Sheriff, to make that a priority. Mr. Miyamoto also has the support of former Police Chief Tony Ribera, the Sheriff Deputies Association, and San Francisco Supervisor Sean Elsbernd.

About Paul Miyamoto

Captain Paul Michael Miyamoto is a San Francisco native, with a Chinese-American mother and Japanese-American father. He has served in the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) for 15 years. Throughout his career, Paul has shown a great capacity for leadership. In addition to being a supervisor in the jails, he has served as manager of the training unit, the investigations unit, and the institutional patrol unit at San Francisco General Hospital. As a Captain, Paul has been responsible for managing both the department’s maximum security jail, and since 2009, managing the largest jail that offers programs and education for those incarcerated. Since 2005, he has served as the Commander of the Department’s Special Response Team, which handles emergencies requiring special weapons and tactics training. He has also served as Operations Lieutenant both at the oldest County Jail, and the opening of the newest Jail at San Bruno. In addition, he was a team leader in the URBAN SHIELD SWAT team competition from 2007-2009, and participated in the Best in the West SWAT Competition for five years.

You can read more about Mr. Miyamoto by going to his website here.  

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