Press Release

SFDSA says Open Up More Job Requisitions!

Budget Analyst speaks on Sheriff’s Dept. and Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer brings up great questions and concerns for Sheriffs Deputies. Then Sheriff Hennessy speaks and during public comment the SFDSA President Ken Lomba says, “Open Up More Job Requisitions!” Supervisor Malia Cohen closes it out with a future meeting with herself, the Budget Director, the […] Read More »


The San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association supports efforts to empower San Francisco police officers to carry conducted energy devices, commonly referred to as tasers. Recently, the San Francisco Police Officers Association has promoted an initiative to provide CEDs to San Francisco police officers. If approved, the measure would enable police officers in San Francisco to […] Read More »

San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association applauds Mayor Farrell for leading the charge on rebuilding the Criminal Courthouse

The following is an opinion by San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association President Ken Lomba in response to the recent letter San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell sent to California Gov. Jerry Brown and SFDSA’s followup letter specific to the Hall of Justice Criminal Courthouse: San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association supports Mayor Mark Farrell’s call for the […] Read More »

Deputy Sheriff’s Association Demands Non-Invasive Searches of Transgender Inmates

SAN FRANCISCO, February 22, 2018 ( – On Feb. 20, 2018, the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department enacted a policy requiring unwarranted, invasive and humiliating strip searches of transgender inmates. The Deputy Sheriff’s Association (DSA) decries this intrusive policy and calls for the immediate transition to body scanners for all initial contraband interception. Like jails across the […] Read More »