Mark Scheuer, past DTNA Secretary, reports that come July 1st Capt. Jack Hart will assume command of Park Station. Capt. Pedrini is being promoted to Commander and transferred to SFO. DTNA congratulates Capt. Pedrini on his promotion, thanks him for his neighborhood involvement and welcomes Capt. Hart to the Park Station command.
Captain Jack Hart joined San Francisco Police Department in 1999 and has served in patrol assignments ranging from a field training officer to an attorney with the Department's Legal Division. As a California POST-certified instructor, he has taught constitutional law, criminal law, criminal procedure, and leadership courses to over 50 recruit classes. As a Sergeant, he led a street-crimes plainclothes enforcement team in the Bayview district. As a lieutenant, he was the officer-in-charge of the Candlestick Park detail, where he led the team of over 100 police officers policing over 70,000 people. As the captain assigned to SFPD's Homeland Security Unit, he was in charge of the Marine Unit and led the Department's mutual-aid response to the 2017 North Bay firestorm at the Department Operations' Center. Captain Hart is also a master instructor in the police leadership development course called "Blue Courage," where he has inspired police officers of all ranks in large and small departments across the country."
Park Station is going to hold National Night Out on Tuesday August 1. It will be scaled down from previous years because of COVID but is still a great chance for the community to interact with officers from Park Station as well as dignitaries like Senator Wiener, Mayor Breed, Supervisor Mandelman, and police command staff. There will be information tables and activities for kids. More info to follow.