October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you or someone you love is a victim of this type of crime, the SFPD is here to help. Click the link for contact info and further resources from the SFPD.
Organized Retail Crime Initiative
Mayor Breed announced an SFPD-led organized retail crime initiative aiming to result in higher reporting rates and more investigations, further enabling task force partners to solve cases and target criminal enterprises.
SFPD Patch Sales to Benefit Toy Drive
The SFPD has launched department patch sales to benefit its annual Toy Drive during the holidays. Patches can be purchased for $10 and will be available at each station. Contact Mary Conde at 415-819-9947.
Ways to Celebrate a Safe Halloween
With October’s arrival, San Francisco officially kicks off the season of scary. Given that community members under age 12 are still unable to be vaccinated—and with some qualifying individuals remaining unvaccinated—it’s important to take COVID-19-related precautions to keep everyone safe.
Fall is here, and with its arrival comes a reminder to click refresh on your home safety checklist and to make any necessary updates. SF SAFE has some tips for keeping your loved ones and home safe as daylight hours shorten and everyone’s pumpkin hits their doorsteps.
Whether you live in SF or are visiting, staying savvy about preventing auto break-ins and knowing how best to respond if it happens to you is a must. The City and County of SF’s Department of Emergency Management has some helpful pointers so we have the latest 411, no matter what the situation.
In 2020, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center reported that the most prevalent online scam was phishing, according to a recent article in Via Magazine. Last year in the U.S. alone, unsuspecting citizens lost over $54 million to this type of scam. Here are some tips to help you detect these types of scams and how to evade them.