San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Appoints New Sheriff

California’s first Asian American Sheriff has been sworn into office. Paul Miyamoto took the oath of office in San Francisco yesterday afternoon. He was sworn in by State Attorney General Xavier Becerra during a ceremony at City Hall. His father’s family immigrated to San Francisco and was sent to a Japanese internment camp during World War Two. Miyamoto has been with the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department for 23 years and succeeds Sheriff Vicki Hennessy.