Category Archives: Community Safety

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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CCOP To Celebrate 10th Anniversary In October 2016

Castro Community On Patrol will celebrate the extraordinary milestone of ten years of continuous service to the Castro / Duboce Triangle communities in October of 2016. The plans are still being formulated, but we hope you will keep some time … Continue reading

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2015 Aids Emergency Fund Annual Christmas Dinner

The AIDS Emergency Fund Christmas Dinner event was back on the calendar on December 24th last year, and CCOP once again assisted Inspector Lenny Broberg of the SFPD with security for the event. The Dinner offers a full holiday meal … Continue reading

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CCOP Patrollers Earn Certification In Accident Scene Management

While many of our patrols are blissfully quiet and uneventful, we have responded to a number of medical emergencies in our ten year history, and we have been first on scene to a couple of motor vehicle accidents.  Recognizing this, … Continue reading

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CCOP Assists The Annual Santa Skivvies Run

The always fun, AIDS Emergency Fund Santa Skivvies run took place on a very wet and dreary Saturday in December, but CCOP was on hand to help the organizers and the hundreds of runners who braved the storm to raise … Continue reading

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CP-USA Crime Activity Report for August 2015

Knowing what crimes are occurring in the neighborhood, where they are occurring and at what times they tend to occur is an essential part of addressing and mitigating criminal activity.  CCOP aids the community in this area by partnering with … Continue reading

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