Abe Teng started his career with the San Leandro Police Department in 2002. He spent the first 10 years as a patrol officer, while also serving as a Crime Scene Technician and as a member of the Evidence Response Team. Abe served 3 years as a detective in the Special Victims Unit before being promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant. As a Sergeant, Abe has worked as a supervisor in both the Patrol Division and the Professional Standards and Training Unit. Abe was promoted to the rank of Police Lieutenant in December of 2021.
Abe graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies with a regional focus on China and an emphasis in Economics. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and utilizes his linguistic proficiency in community outreach through the Weibo social media platform and as a recurring guest on the Sing Tao Chinese Radio station.
Abe is currently assigned as a Watch Commander in the Patrol Division.