An Open Letter on Public Safety and Crime in San Francisco

We stumbled upon this open letter by Adam Mayer that encapsulates the true essence of what many San Franciscans feel about the state of our city these days in regards to public safety, crime and the accountability of government agenices. It’s an excellent read and we hope it inspires you to have your voice heard. If you feel as strongly … Read more

Update: Hayes Valley Foot Beat Patrol

While Officers Schiff and Graham have been on the Hayes Valley foot beat for a few months, fellow Officers Tano and Chinawah will be joining them on patrol immediately. The officers will work on what is called “different sides of the watch,” per Captain Yep. “Between the four of them there will be seven days a week coverage” working from … Read more

Help Nabila’s Break-in of ATM Machine

Update Tuesday December 15, 2020:One week after the break-in we’re pleased to report thanks to the many contributors we reached our goal. We appreciate all the support and all the shares – this truly was a kind gesture of appreciation for a small business that is so very central to our community. ~HVS Team Nabila’s got robbed in the early … Read more

Hayes Valley Public Safety Meeting Recap December 2020

Focus Topic: Traffic, Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Panel: SFPD Traffic Division, Lt. Luke Martin Walk SF, Jodie Mederios Bicycling in Hayes Valley, Tom Radulovich SFPD, Northern Station, Lt AJ Holder & Sergeant James O’Malley Takeaways: SFPD Traffic Division has 40 Officers.  10 are on duty at one time.  WALK SF is the leading pedestrian safety promoter in the city.  A new … Read more

Hayes Valley Public Safety Meeting Recap July 2020

Focus Topic: Property Crimes Panel: Chief of Police, Bill Scott Assistant Chief, Mike Redmond of the Special Operations Bureau Deputy Chief David Lazar Commander Teresa Ewins Captain Paul Yep of Northern Sgt. Brent Bradford of the SFPD Burglary Unit Sgt James O’Malley of Northern New Assistant District Attorney assigned to Northern, Andrew Clark Art Campos, SF SAFE Summary: The meeting … Read more

Hayes Valley Public Safety Meeting Recap June 2020

On Line Meeting 6.1.20 Focus Topic: Public Safety Concerns in Hayes Valley During COVID-19 Panel: Chief Katherine Miller, San Francisco Juvenile Probation Brittany Ford, Executive Director of Mo Magic Dean Preston, District 5 Supervisor Kyle Smeallie, Legislative Aide District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston Art Campos, SF SAFE Summary: First Presenter Chief Katherine Miller of San Francisco Juvenile Probation “Kat” has … Read more

Hayes Valley Public Safety Meeting Recap May 2020

Focus Topic: Public Safety Concerns in Hayes Valley During COVID-19 Panel: Captain Joe Engler, SFPD Northern Station Art Campos, SF SAFE Toni Powell, San Francisco Juvenile Probation Kyle Smeallie, Legislative Aide District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston Summary: Captain Engler talked about the difficult times. While crime stats are down these are tough times for the police officers. Crime these days … Read more