City of San Leandro Police Chief Jeffrey Tudor has announced his retirement, effective June 23, 2021. Tudor commenced his 30-year career with the City of San Leandro in the Recreation Department and concluded it by serving as the police chief for the past four years.
Tudor’s professional highlights include:
- Over 25 years of service with the San Leandro Police Department, rising through the ranks from Police Officer to Police Chief;
- Command and management experience in Administration, Patrol, Traffic, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, and SWAT;
- Extensive community involvement including countless hours of work with local schools, non-profit organizations, and public service providers;
- Graduation from the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy and Senior Management Institute
“It has been an honor and a privilege to be the Chief of Police in the city where I was born and raised,” noted Chief Tudor. “The City of San Leandro has provided me many opportunities for which I am truly grateful, and I am extremely proud to have worked with so many talented dedicated public servants.”
“Chief Tudor will be greatly missed,” added Mayor Cutter. “He earned the top cop position several years ago because of his servant leadership, approachability, responsiveness, and love for our community’s wellbeing. He also demonstrated himself to be a thoughtful and effective leader who truly cared about the San Leandro community throughout my two decades in public office. I wish him well in the next chapter of his life.”
Interim City Manager Fran Robustelli has commenced discussions with the City Council regarding her intended approach to recruitment for the next police chief. Additional information will be forthcoming.