Chief Mark Raffaelli (retired) served 38 years with the South San Francisco Police Department, his last 15 years as the Chief. He grew up in South San Francisco, attended Serra High School, and the went to Sacramento State University earning his Bachelor’s Degree in addition to San Jose State University where he received his Master’s Degree.
After retirement he served as the interim Commander and Chief for the cities of Millbrae and East Palo Alto. He has been a consultant for local police departments and continues to teach at the Police Academy. Chief Raffaelli has been a board member since 2003 and has been the board president on two occasions.