Category Archives: Community Safety

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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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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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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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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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 New Patrol Volunteer Training Class – Register Now For 01/21/2016 @ 1 PM

Patrolling is one of our principal core activities and is one of our most important visibility tasks within the neighborhood. Trained volunteers patrol in teams of three or more, walking in our brightly colored orange safety vests throughout the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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