San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Captain Paul R. Kunkel was appointed as Millbrae's new Chief of Police on September 10, 2018.
For 23 years, Chief Kunkel has worked in law enforcement, first with the Menlo Park Police Department, then joining the Sheriff’s Office in 2005. Since then, he has served in a variety of assignments including patrol, field training, corrections, as a Narcotics Task Force agent, on the Gang Task Force, and as the Director of the Office of Emergency Services. In 2015, Chief Kunkel earned a master’s degree in management from American Public University, graduating with honors. He is also a graduate of UC Santa Barbara.
While working in corrections, Chief Kunkel worked closely with Correctional Mental Health staff to develop innovative programs to help inmates whose mental health conditions contributed to their incarceration. Chief Kunkel is happy to put his extensive experience to work for those who live, work and visit the City of Millbrae.
The Millbrae Police Bureau is dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services that address quality of life issues for those who live, work or visit here. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service based on our values – Commitment, Integrity and Compassion. We work closely with our partners in local government, city departments, community groups, and the business community to develop knowledge and implement common sense solutions to problems.
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