January 1961-November 1969: Frank Ramon (retired after accusations he interefered with a gambling investigation that exposed corruption)
November 1969-September 1970: W.F. Moore, C.R. Gain and Edward Toothman (acting chiefs)
September 1970-March 1974: George Tielsch
March 1974-March 1978: Robert Hanson
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March 1978-February 1979: H.A. Vanden Wyer
Febrary 1979-February 1994: Patrick Fitzsimons
February1994-February 2000: Norman Stamper (resigned in wake of World Trade Organization riots)
February 2000-July 2000: Herb Johnson (acting chief)
July 2000-March 2009: Gil Kerlikowske (tenure marred by deadly Mardi Gras riots; resigned to become federal drug czar)
May 2009-May 2013: John Diaz (in 2011, Justice Department says it finds evidence of biased policing, demands SPD overhaul)