Mike Hennessey

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KCBS In Depth: Bay Area Jails & Prisons

Outgoing San Francisco County Sheriff Mike Hennessey looks back at a 32-year career, his accomplishments and the state’s prison realignment program.


Michael Hennessey

Outgoing San Francisco Sheriff’s Legacy Includes Innovative Jail Programs

After 32 years in office, retiring San Francisco Sheriff Mike Hennessey looks back on some of his department’s innovative jail programs.


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KCBS Cover Story: Dramatic Drop In San Francisco Narcotics Arrests

Four years ago, almost half the people in the county jails were there on drug charges. Now, it’s 25% – at most.