Gung Hay Fat Choy and Happy Year of the Tiger to SF’s Chinese community! As we celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Chinese New Year Parade Feb. 19, remember to follow COVID-19 safety protocols and to check out our article in this issue re: scams. Learn more here.
SFPD monthly Community Meetings have gone virtual during the pandemic. The Zoom meetings cover local crime trends and safety news and offer the chance to discuss concerns with your station captain. Identify your SFPD district station here.
This Valentine’s Day, show some self-love with personal safety. When out in SF, keep your valuables protected/hidden when walking and ALWAYS take them with you when you park. Find out how SF SAFE can help you with personal safety here.
SFPD & Community Come Together for Citywide Public Safety Meeting
SF SAFE joined San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) Chief William Scott and his command staff for a Virtual Citywide Public Safety Meeting Mon., Jan. 24 on Zoom. Held quarterly, the meetings offer the SFPD and community members an opportunity to discuss safety-centric topics relevant to San Francisco
Amid an omicron surge, SF SAFE has opted to cancel the annual Lunar New Year Crime Prevention and Public Safety Awareness Campaign Press Conference and Merchant Walk. However, our org is still teaming up with the SFPD during the “Year of the Tiger” to offer tips for avoiding scams and reporting them.
How Tracking Devices Are Being Used to Steal Vehicles
In the latest incarnation of warped criminal ingenuity, tracking devices—such as Apple AirTags—are being used by car thieves as a tool in stealing high-end vehicles, according to a recent article in Newsweek. Here’s what you should watch out for and what you can do to help prevent these crimes from happening to you.
Living in a major city like SF, it’s easy to get sidetracked by safety issues that are afoot at any given time. The good news is the power to make positive change is in the palm of your hand. Here are five ways you can take action to help create a safer city for us all.