LIVE: Mayor Lee introduces new SFPD chief

Watch live as Mayor Ed Lee introduces the new San Francisco police chief, William Scott.

Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief William Scott, who joined the department in 1989, is set to lead The City’s Police Department after former Chief Greg Suhr resigned in May.

SEE RELATED: Longtime LAPD cop to be named next SF police chief

San Francisco police spokesperson Officer Carlos Manfredi has posted a Periscope video of the mayor’s news conference this morning.

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