Community Safety Report

Concerned about safety in Dolores Heights? Help your block neighbors stay safe by serving as a block safety lead. Its easy and rewarding. For more details, write The block safety leads meet together quarterly to share info and take action on issues.

At the June 26 monthly Mission Station Community meeting, Captain GaetanoCaltigirone introduced Rafael Mandelman, our new D8 Supervisor who will be sworn in on July 11. Rafael and the Captain have been meeting about neighborhood safety. Officers continue to make progress on auto break-ins. Four officers were injured while arresting an auto burglar who swung a 2×4 and threw bottles at the officers.

Officers on the homeless outreach team are making progress on reducing the number of homeless on the streets. The team is building and growing a “No Fly Zone”. It is an area free of encampments, poop, and needles. Neighbors discussed specific issues in their area of the Mission and thanked the Captain for his efforts in helping with some problematic people in the Castro.

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