Monthly Archives: July 2013

Castro Business Watch Helps Keep The Neighborhood Safer

Most people are at least familiar with the traditional Neighborhood Watch concept of neighbors looking out for fellow neighbors and calling police when suspicious characters appear or unusual activity occurs.  The concept of a Business Watch however is pretty new … Continue reading

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New York Initiative – A Different Kind Of Community Patrol Group

At CCOP, we’re always really interested in what other Community On Patrol Service (COPS) groups are doing in their own neighborhoods, within the U.S. and abroad.  Such COPS groups typically share very similar goals, objectives and aspirations, though they may … Continue reading

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Queer Self-Defense Workshop at El Rio This Sunday

Universal Martial Arts Academy (UMAA) is hosting a “Queer Self-Defense Workshop” at El Rio, 3158 Mission Street this Sunday, July 28 from 1pm to 2:30pm.  The workshop will cost $15.00 per person, but this ticket price will also include admission … Continue reading

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UPDATE: 2 Charged, 1 Outstanding In Post Pink Saturday Assault

In an article in the Bay Area Reporter by our colleague, Seth Hemmelgarn, it is reported that two suspects have been held for trial in the case of the aggravated assault and robbery on Market Street in which one cowardly … Continue reading

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Castro: Suspects Still At Large In Robbery and Kicking of Woman

Just a heads up that the suspects who robbed and kicked a woman after San Francisco’s Pride Pink Party is still at large and police are still seeking leads from the public. A group of 5 African-American males and an … Continue reading

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Public Safety Meeting Set For 07/31/2013 @ 6:30pm at Eureka Valley Recreation Center

In response to rising and legitimate public concerns regarding recent violent assaults and robberies in the Castro neighborhood; Castro Community On Patrol (CCOP), the SFPD Chief’s LGBT Community Advisory Forum, and the Stop The Violence project are co-sponsoring a Public Safety … Continue reading

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