Author Archives: Greg Carey

Avoid ATM Card Fraud

  ATM Card Safety A compromised Debit (ATM) card allows a crook to steal hundreds of dollars from your bank account. It is even possible to drain your account to zero. Notify your bank and file a police report if … Continue reading

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David Diaz Released from Jail

David Munoz Diaz has been released from SF County Jail following his 3rd conviction for various violent crimes. Please note that his probation includes a midnight curfew, so call 911 if you see him in public after that hour. Details … Continue reading

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Last Chance For Jan. 21 Training

Have you considered becoming a Castro Patrol Volunteer? We still have 3 seats available for the new-volunteer training to be held from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, January 21. Patrols consist of 3 or 4 trained Patrollers, for … Continue reading

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Community Safety Meeting, Monday, Jan. 9

The inauguration of President Elect, Donald Trump creates community concerns about possible hate-inspired incidents. A Town Hall Meeting the evening of Monday, January 9 allows the community to meet with Law Enforcement and Community Safety leaders to ask questions, raise … Continue reading

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Rainbow Crosswalks Damaged

Hoodline reports that vandals on motorized “dirt bikes” intentionally damaged the rainbow crosswalks at 18th and Castro Streets on December 11: ARTICLE Groups of bikers have terrorized various neighborhoods for month, popping “wheelies,” ignoring traffic rules and often riding on … Continue reading

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Consider Year-End Donation

Your tax-deductible donation helps Castro Patrol continue to protect the community. While our dedicated volunteers donate all of our time, we have expenses. Supplying safety whistles is our most costly project. Whistles have helped protect people for 40 years, since Harvey Milk … Continue reading

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Register Your Bikes

The “Safe Bikes” program run by SF-SAFE (the same people who sponsor Neighborhood Watch) has helped return hundreds of stolen bikes to their rightful owners. It’s FREE, secure, and only takes a few minutes to register your bicycles in the … Continue reading

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CCOP Safety Presentation

Here is the text of the information delivered by Castro Patrol at the city-wide LGBT Safety Seminar held on November 28. Take a few minutes to review these points to better prepare yourself for possible hate attacks in the next … Continue reading

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A Time for Awareness

After the 2016 presidential election, there is a heightened chance that people will feel emboldened to attack LGBT and other minority communities verbally and possibly physically. We must not become paranoid, but should have a heightened awareness about our personal … Continue reading

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LGBT Safety Seminar, Nov. 28th at 7:00 PM

Concerns about personal safety have increased as the result of the contentious presidential election. Groups who have gathered in secret for years suddenly feel they have been given permission to act out, which could lead to Hate Crimes against the … Continue reading

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