Alum and new Sacramento police chief Daniel Hahn sworn in at Sac State

Daniel Hahn speaks on Friday, Aug. 11, in the University Union Ballroom after being sworn in as Sacramento police chief. (Sacramento State/Jessica Vernone) See our full album from the event. 

There was green and gold and plenty of blue in the University Union Ballroom on Friday, Aug. 11, when Sacramento State alumnus Daniel Hahn ’95 (Marketing) was officially sworn in as Sacramento’s 45th police chief.

More than 1,000 family, friends, law enforcement officers, and other guests were on hand for the occasion, including Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg. Hahn was sworn in as chief surrounded by his wife, two daughters, and his adoptive mother. In his remarks, he talked about growing up in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood, the importance of community, and returning to the campus where he earned his degree.

“I can’t think of too many places that are more important to our city, and our community, and our youth, and the future of our community, than my alma mater, Sac State,” Hahn said.

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Author: Jonathan Morales

Writer and content producer at Sacramento State, writing about all things Made at Sac State.

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