Category: Neighborhood Crime Watch

San Francisco Not Ready for a Warriors Arena at All

No traffic control around the Bay Bridge roadways, leaving pedestrians in danger of getting caught in the middle of competing, angry drivers?  No response from 911 to calls for help?  With no big events happening on Saturday, November 23rd to explain the inability of the City to provide basic safety to SoMa residents, let’s stop […] Keep reading

Public Safety Community Meeting on Wednesday – Meet Captain Redmond!

For South of Market neighborhoods covered by the San Francisco Police Department’s Southern Station (and interested neighbors on the north side of Market Street), please come welcome the new Southern Station police Captain Michael Redmond on Wednesday, March 20th – 6:30 – 7:30p.m. at Infinity Condominiums (301 Main Street, Community Lounge – Enter from Main […] Keep reading

Crime Report for SoMa Waterfront – Week Ending 11/30/2012

Thank you to Ken Craig for compiling this criminal activity report each week for the SoMa waterfront. Here is the report for the week ending 11/30/2012. Keep reading

SoMa Waterfront Criminal Activity Report – 11/2/2012

Our neighbor Ken Craig compiles information from the SFPD and the Patrol Special Police about incidents in the Rincon Hill, South Beach, and Mission Bay neighborhoods. Attached is the latest report. Keep reading

SoMa Mugging – A First-Hand Account

From a friend’s friend on a week ago, a vivid report of a late night mugging that occurred inside a building construction scaffolding pedestrian tunnel beside the Trinity Plaza site at 8th and Mission Streets. I post this to emphasize the importance of not walking alone late at night, even though we live in […] Keep reading

Crime Monitor Report for South Beach/Rincon/Mission Bay

There seems to be a lot of tales of iPhone and iPad muggings downtown and on the buses lately.  If you’re interested in knowing what crimes are happening in our neck of the woods, my friend Ken Craig of Community Patrol USA sends out a weekly email where he compiles the Patrol Special Police and […] Keep reading

SFPD’s Southern Station Needs about 100 Additional Officers

Curious to find some numbers that confirm what I’ve believed for quite some time (and as preparation for SFPD Chief Greg Suhr’s upcoming visit to Monday’s SBRMBNA meeting) – that SoMa’s SFPD Southern Station is way understaffed compared to other San Francisco police stations, I found some interesting statistics that, based on service call volumes, […] Keep reading

Safety on Public Transportation

Also from SFPD Southern Station Captain Charlie Orkes’s 5/6/2011 community newsletter: Before Boarding Transit • Find out real time arrivals of the next bus or streetcar at your stop by calling 3-1-1 or checking • Plan ahead by using to see schedules and maps; notify family or a friend of your traveling schedule […] Keep reading

Best Practices for Personal Safety

From SFPD Southern Station Captain Charlie Orkes’s 5/6/2011 community newsletter: To maximize your personal safety, take a minute to plan and prepare for safety before leaving your home. – Limit your valuables (identification and money) by carrying only what you need for the day. If you must carry large sums of money or personal items, […] Keep reading

Criminal Activity Report for Week Ending 5/6/2011

Thanks to Ken Craig for preparing this summary of criminal activity along the SoMa waterfront. Click here for the complete report. The summary stats appear below. Keep reading

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