The One Hundred Club of San Mateo County




At the September 12, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to change the initial benefit to the family of a San Mateo law enforcement officer(s) killed in the line of duty from $25,000 to $50,000.

Each incident shall be reviewed by the Executive Committee or a majority of the committee before any benefits are distributed.  This shall be accomplished within hours after being made aware of an on-duty death.  The initial benefit shall be distributed to the family within 24 hours of the death unless unforeseen circumstances make this impossible.

Past President, Dave Bertini, named new Chief of Police

Past President Dave Bertini, has been named the new Chief of Police for the Menlo Park Police Department. He was the President of the 100 Club of San Mateo County for 2016 & 2017. He has been on the Board of Directors since 2010, having served as a Board Member, Secretary, Vice President and President.

Bertini is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, having started his career as a police explorer with the Pacifica Police Department.  In Menlo Park, he has served as Patrol Commander and Administrative Services Commander.  Dave was awarded the 2007 California POST Excellence in Training Award, which was formerly known as the California Governor's Award, for his work in training police officers throughout the state.

In 2015, he acted as the City's Interim Human Resources Director for 6 months.  Dave has been the Interim Chief of Police for the past several months. His promotion takes effect July 8, 2018.


Saving Officers Lives, One City At A Time

On April 18, 2018,  94 Law Enforcement Professionals attended the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, (LEOKA OSAT), Law Enforcement Officers Killed & Assaulted Program Officer Safety Awareness Training in Foster City. 

The 100 Club of San Mateo County was proud to be a sponsor, in collaboration with the San Mateo Law Enforcement Training Manager's Association & the San Francisco Police Credit Union, thanks to your membership. 

In a survey taken after the class 96% of the attendees felt it was worth their time; 89% would refer a friend or colleague to attend; 80% rated the training as excellent or very good & 95% said the event was extremely or very well organized.

The training was presented by a representative from the FBI’s LEOKA Program and focused on Officer Safety.





Hayward Sergeant Killed in the Line of Duty



The 100 Club of San Mateo County has learned with great sadness of the death of veteran Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger on the morning of July 22, 2015.  Sergeant Lunger, a 15 year veteran of the Hayward Police Department had been recently promoted to the rank of sergeant.  He was shot and killed at about 3:15 a.m., during a traffic stop of an erratic driver.

The 100 Club of San Mateo County wishes to express our condolences and deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Sergeant Lunger, along with the entire Hayward Police Department and the Law Enforcement profession for this loss.

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