Morris Tabak, the former San Francisco Police Department assistant chief, committed suicide outside a sheriff’s substation in Northern California, it was reported Thursday.
Dan Noyes of ABC-7 News reported that Tabak killed himself outside the substation in Sonoma County.
Details about his suicide are sketchy.
In 2010, it was reported by the New York Times that Tabak was one of the highest-paid employees San Francisco ever had.
He earned more than $425,000 a year in 2009 before he announced his retirement in 2010.