.Chief Ken Craig of Community Patrol Service, accepting the F.B.I. Director’s Community Leadership Award from F.B.I. Director Christopher Wray on behalf of the San Francisco LGBTQ+ Community Safety Program

San Francisco LGBTQ+ Community Safety Program (CSP) leaders, Chief Ken Craigof Community Patrol Service (CPS) and Chief Greg Carey of Castro Community On Patrol (CCOP)  received the prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigation Directors Community Leadership award in a special presentation that took place at the J. Edgar Hoover FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. on Friday April 19, 2024.

The Community Leadership awards are presented annually, and this year represents the 16th iteration of the awards. Each FBI area of responsibility nominates worthy candidates who have worked collaboratively with the local FBI office in furthering the overall mission and goals of the FBI.  FBI Director Christopher Wray presented the award to Chief Craig and Chief Carey during the gala event in Washington D.C. recognizing them for their tireless work within the San Francisco LGBTQ+ community in providing active shooter training, information, support, and resources to the Castro and surrounding neighborhoods.


Patroller Leandro Gonzales (CCOP), Chief Ken Craig (CPS), Chief Greg Carey (CCOP), Special Agent in Charge Robert Tripp (FBI) at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C.


Chief Ken Craig (CPS), Chief Greg Carey (CCOP), Patroller Leandro Gonzales (CCOP) at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C. by the J. Edgar Hoover Office Desk