Just one contender left in SF sheriff’s race

San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 2019

“Lt. Ron Terry, one of just two candidates running to replace outgoing Sheriff Vicki Hennessy, dropped out of the race late Tuesday. That leaves Chief Deputy Paul Miyamoto without any competition — for now. …He said Miyamoto is “definitely equipped” to take over for Hennessy, and he said he would “assist him in any way possible” as sheriff.”

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Paul Miyamoto, SF chief deputy sheriff, announces run for top job

SFBay, April 9, 2019

“San Francisco Chief Deputy Sheriff Paul Miyamoto is officially part of the race to become The City’s next sheriff after he filed papers at City Hall on Monday in front of family, friends and supporters. …The chief deputy sheriff has been with the Sheriff’s Department for more than 20 years, working under former sheriffs Mike Hennessey and Ross Mirkarimi.”

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With Hennessy retiring, Miyamoto jumps into SF sheriff’s race

San Francisco Examiner, April 8, 2019

“The first major candidate in the running to succeed retiring Sheriff Vicki Hennessy officially entered the race on Monday. Joined by family and supporters, Miyamoto said he would focus on rebuilding trust with the community if elected in November. …Among the supporters in attendance at the press conference was the police sergeant who trained him two decades ago at the San Francisco Police Department Academy.”

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