On behalf of the Tiburon Police Department, Police Chief Ryan Monaghan is pleased to announce the appointment of Police Captain Michelle L. Jean.
Captain Jean brings 31 years of law enforcement experience, 29 of those years served with the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD). She has managed law enforcement operations in patrol, investigations, and administrative assignments. She served as a District Station Captain before retiring from the SFPD.
Captain Jean has attended the prestigious FBI National Academy, Class #271, the 222nd, POST Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police Women’s Leadership Institute. She holds California Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Advanced, Supervisory, and Management certificates, and is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree in Business Management, from the University of Phoenix in 2023. Captain Jean also obtained a POST Instructor Development Certificate, and taught Professionalism and Off-Duty Conduct to recruits at the SFPD Police Academy.
Captain Jean volunteers her time as board member of the Police Credit Union and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and the International Business Honors Society.
Regarding her appointment to Captain at Tiburon Police Department, Captain Jean said, “I am honored to have this opportunity to serve as your Captain at Tiburon PD, and I am excited to meet and collaborate with community members, town leaders, and other stakeholders. I also am looking forward to working with Chief Monaghan and the officers who serve this incredible community.”
Chief Monaghan said, “Captain Jean separated herself from a pool of very good candidates in a competitive selection process. She clearly demonstrated how her vast and diverse law enforcement experience will not only benefit the Tiburon Police Department but also the Town organization and our community members. I am excited to work with Captain Jean as we focus on working with our team in achieving our mission of working in partnership with our community to ensure public safety and quality of life for all who live, work, and visit Tiburon.”
Captain Jean lives in the Bay Area and enjoys spending time with her family and two chihuahua mixes. She is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys cycling and hiking.
Tiburon Chief of Police
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