Chief Michael Connolly is the ninth Chief for the Broadmoor Police Department. Prior to becoming Chief of Broadmoor, Chief Connolly was an elected Police Commissioner for the Broadmoor Police Department since 2016.
In addition, Chief Connolly has thirty-four years of law enforcement experience and retired from the San Francisco Police Department as the Deputy Chief for the Bureau of Investigations after thirty years.
Chief Connolly additionally served as the Deputy Chief of the Professional Standards Bureau where he developed the compliance program for the Department in collaboration with the United States Department of Justice. Chief Connolly is also currently on staff as a part-time educator for the City College of San Francisco in the Administration of Justice program.
Chief Connolly is a graduate of Leadership SF, a premier leadership course for San Francisco leaders committed to solution-based problem solving strategies dealing with current and emerging issues in society. Chief Connolly is also a graduate of the United States Department of Justice, FBI National Academy, 250th Session.
Chief Connolly holds a Masters Degree in Emergency Services Administration from California State University, Long Beach; a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and an Associates Degree in Administration of Justice from City College of San Francisco.
Chief Connolly is a 26 year resident of the Broadmoor community where he resides with his wife and two sons.
“ As the Chief of Police of Broadmoor, my goal is to make our community one of the safest in San Mateo County. Building relationships with our community based on mutual trust and respect is critical to overcoming societal challenges. I am proud to work with and serve the Broadmoor community.”
Chief of Police Michael P. Connolly, MS
Broadmoor Police Department