Author Archives: Ken Craig

Thank You To All Who Volunteered On 08/26!

Patrollers and CSVs: Thank you for the generous donation of your time to help keep the Castro safe on Saturday. We had a total of 28 volunteers who put on the safety vest during the day for a visible safety … Continue reading

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08/26 “Patriot Prayer” Event – What You Can Do To Help

Most people are very much aware of the Patriot Prayer event scheduled to take place in Crissy Field on Saturday August 26 from 2 PM to 5 PM.  Labelled as a “hate speech group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center, … Continue reading

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Recognizing Dedicated Service This Pride Month

Castro Community On Patrol (CCOP) is blessed with the solid and dedicated support of a great many people, who volunteer on a regular basis to help keep the neighborhood a little safer and more secure.  These volunteers are the true … Continue reading

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Community Patrol Service 2016 Castro / Duboce Triangle Crime Activity Report Posted

Our close partner, Community Patrol Service USA, just posted their final Crime Activity Report for December 2016, which also includes a table of all “calls to police for service” throughout the year.  You can find the report on our web … Continue reading

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18th & Diamond Stabbing Is Suspected To Be A Suicide

Community concerns were heightened following the discovery of a man, fatally stabbed,  outside the U.S. Post Office location at 18th Street and Diamond Street within the Castro District of San Francisco.  Initially speculation suggested the man may have been assaulted … Continue reading

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CCOP 10th Anniversary Celebration

Castro Community On Patrol was born in the latter half of 2006 during a community meeting at Joe’s Barber Shop located at the time on 19th Street between Castro Street and Collingwood Street.  Following the meeting, a Board of about … Continue reading

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Patrick McClellan Case Is A Positive Result For The Community

by Greggy Carey,  Chief of Castro Community on Patrol The success of yesterday’s hearing around Patrick McClellan can be attributed to concerned merchants who are part of the Castro Business Watch (CBW).  Patrick McClellan  had been arrested on serious charges … Continue reading

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Join Us on Easter Sunday as a CCOP Patroller or a Community Safety Volunteer at the Sisters Easter In The Park!

We are just three days away from one of the most irreverent, fun-filled, and enjoyable Easter events EVER. Each year since the 1990’s the incredible Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have produced the FREE Easter In The Park event, with a … Continue reading

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CCOP “Keeping The Castro Safe for 10 Years” Press Release

Ten years ago, the Castro was in the grip of an unprecedented wave of gay hate crimes. In response, local citizens banded together to form Castro Community on Patrol (CCOP), an all-volunteer patrol that makes the Castro and Duboce Triangle … Continue reading

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Help Us Keep YOUR Neighborhood Safe in 2016!

As we celebrate our 10th Anniversary and our 50th new volunteer training class on Saturday January 23rd, we’d love to invite you to join us for the training class as a new CCOP Patroller. Our Patrollers come from all walks … Continue reading

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