Category Archives: Community Safety

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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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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Mark Your Calendar For CCOP’s 10th Anniversary Bash

Castro Community On Patrol (CCOP) will celebrate 10 years of service to the Castro and Duboce Triangle neighborhoods on Tuesday October 4th from 7 PM to 10 PM at Illy Cafe on Market Street in the heart of the Castro. … Continue reading

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Trans March, Dyke March and PRIDE Parade Safety

There are understandable concerns regarding the safety of PRIDE activities in San Francisco this weekend, in the wake of the horrific massacre in Orlando, Florida and the arrest of the suspect heading to PRIDE in Los Angeles. While many people … Continue reading

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FREE Beginners Community Self-Defense Class Offered Pre- SF Pride on 06/13

Castro Community On Patrol (CCOP) in association with the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and Community Patrol Service USA invites you to pre-register for our very popular Beginners Community Self-Defense class, just in time for the SF Pride festivities.   WHEN: … 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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ADA REQUESTS ASSISTANCE IN PATRICK McCELLAN CASE

From Assistant District Attorney I am the ADA assigned to the Mission District and am currently prosecuting Patrick McClellan. I know he has caused problems for many businesses and neighbors in the area of 18th and Castro. It may be … 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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