Skip to main content Skip to Footer


Steve Cercone

Senior Manager, Public Safety, Accenture (former Chief of Police, City of Seaside, CA)


A former Chief of Police in California, Steve Cercone joined Accenture as a senior manager of public safety, after a nearly 30-year career with various police agencies. He now works in partnership with a team of international associates, including many former law enforcement leaders, to develop policing solutions to improve operational processes, organizations, investigations, and technology in the U.S. Before joining Accenture, Steve was the founder and president of Police Chief Consultants, LLC, helping companies develop business growth strategies for public safety products. Steve concluded his law enforcement career as the Chief of Police for the City of Seaside Police Department in California. Prior to that, he served with the City of San Mateo Police Department (California), and the City of Bellevue Police Department in Washington state. Steve is a member of FBI National Academy Associates, IACP and California Police Chiefs Association and also serves on the advisory board at the International Institute of Criminal Justice Leadership at the University of San Francisco. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco.