SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department has announced multiple siblings holding the same rank within the department. On Wednesday, November 29, the SFPD welcomed the newest O’Connor to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Bridget O’Connor joins her brothers Sgt. Brendan O’Connor and Sgt. Timothy O’Connor as an SFPD Sergeant. The O’Connors are the children of retired SFPD Inspector Sergeant Donald O’Connor.
According to a press release from the SFPD, Sgt. Donald O’Connor was born and raised in San Francisco and joined the SFPD in March 1971. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1985. He was assigned to Southern Station for 14 years and worked as a foot beat officer on 6th Street and Market Street. Donald worked in Sex Crimes for roughly 12 years before his retirement in January 2003. He began working in the SFPD Background Division in September 2004 and is still employed.
Sgt. Timothy O’Connor graduated in the 209th academy class and trained at the Mission Station. He completed probation at Northern Station and was assigned to Southern Station. Tim was promoted to Sergeant in August 2013, and was later assigned to Bayview, Northern and Mission Stations. He is a graduate from Cal Poly Polytechnic University and is currently a Sergeant for the Field Training Office at the Academy.
Sgt. Brendan O’Connor graduated with his brother in the 209th academy class and trained at Southern Station. He completed his probation at Mission Station and was assigned to Central Station. He was a member of the Tactical Team from 2009-2014. He was promoted to Sergeant in August 2014. Brendan worked as Sergeant at Southern Station and is currently assigned to the Internal Affairs Division. He is a graduate of San Diego State University.
Sgt. Bridget O’Connor graduated in the 234th academy class. She trained at Tenderloin Station, completed her probation at Central Station and was assigned to Northern Station. She became a Field Training Officer in February 2016. Like her brother Brendan, Bridget is also a graduate from San Diego State University and is currently assigned to Internal Affairs Division.
“The O’Connors are truly a family of first responders,” said San Francisco Police Chief William Scott. “Their family has dedicated themselves to the well-being of all San Francisco families. Their commitment to public safety is an inspiration to all of us and we are grateful to Bridget, Brendan, Timothy and Retired Inspector Sergeant Donald O’Connor for their many years of hard work, sacrifice and service to the people of San Francisco.”