I’ve lived in Parkmerced since 1988! It has always been a nice quiet residential community. However, in the last year we have noticed an unacceptable increase in crime here.
Summary of Sunset District crime in May.
Summary of crime in the Richmond District for May.
Suspect arrested and accused of a series of crimes in the Richmond and Sunset districts.
Asian and Asian American Richmond and Sunset residents have been subject to increased xenophobia as COVID-19 has changed life for everyone.
All sexual assault charges against a former employee of the Edgewood Center for Children and Families in San Francisco’s Sunset District have been dropped for lack of evidence, although another former employee still faces unrelated charges alleging possession of child pornography.
Police activity in the Sunset District in November, 2019.
I live on Fulton Street in the Outer Richmond. The other day, when I was sweeping the dead leaves in front of the house, I noticed a young man, presumably in his twenties, walking west on Fulton humming loudly to himself.
On Sept. 9, SF Supervisor Gordon Mar released aggregated crime victim demographic data for the last six years. The data was provided by the San Francisco Police Department in response to Mar’s formal inquiry to the department for 10 years of data, following a number of high-profile crimes against members of the Chinese community.
District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar’s office discovered an unsettling detail about the crime statistics made available by the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD): They are few and far between.
Supervisor Gordon Mar has heard concerns from Sunset District residents about several high-profile home invasion robberies and burglaries in the district and is responding by holding a town hall to engage the community in developing solutions.
The hearing will be at City Hall on Thursday April 25 at 9:50 a.m. in room 263.
Richmond District residents suspecting that there was a jump in auto burglaries this past year now have proof, as newly released SF Police Department (SFPD) statistics show a dramatic rise in the district, even as the rest of the city’s burglary rate dropped from
Crime wrap-up in San Francisco’s Richmond District.
San Francisco is an expensive enough place to live; we shouldn’t have to spend hundreds
of dollars each year to replace broken car windows and stolen items.