Mike Hennessey

Mirkarimi running for sheriff

Hennessey's pick for his successor

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OPINION Serving as San Francisco Sheriff is a huge civic responsibility. The sheriff has 1,000 employees, more than 2,000 pretrial and sentenced prisoners daily, and management responsibility for a budget of more than $150 million. And, like all department heads, the sheriff's involved in a lot of politics.

I believe Sup. Ross Mirkarimi is the person best prepared to serve as San Francisco's next sheriff.Read more »