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‘Reign of Terror’: Former SFPD deputy chief accused of turning small-town police force into personal fiefdom

After 16 years with the Broadmoor Police Department, former chief Dave Parenti never predicted he’d be unceremoniously dumped. The police force, which employs less than a dozen full-time officers and patrols the unincorporated San Mateo County community three miles south of San Francisco, wedged between Skyline Boulevard and I-280, was like a “family” to him, […]