Darrell Fong at a glance
Background: Third-generation Sacramentan.
Family: Married to his wife, Joy, with three children, ages 17 to 28.
Career: Retired as a captain with the Sacramento Police Department after 25-plus years. Also worked as a process server for the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office and an account technician for the state of California.
Education: Attended Sacramento City College, earned business management degree from California State University, Sacramento.
Community activities and board memberships: Sacramento City Council member since 2010. Member of the regional transit board, regional sanitation, Regional Air Water Quality Board, Human Rights Commission and Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency. Received a resolution from the state Assembly for his work fighting Asian gangs.