*Residential and Construction Burglary Prevention Tips
*2015 Taraval Station Community Meeting Dates
|Next Taraval Community Meeting: Tuesday – January 20, 2015, 6pm – 7pm
at Minnie and Lovie Recreation Center on 650 Capitol Avenue
January 19, 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Marches that began in Selma, Alabama. On this special Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, marchers gathered at The Caltrain Station to honor Dr. King’s legacy. Officers from Taraval Station joined other officers to keep the streets clear for this important commemorative march.
On Friday, January 16, 2015, the SF Rec and Park Department held its 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon. Chief Greg Suhr was the keynote speaker.
Check-out Supervisor Katy Tang’s January 2015 Newsletter. There is also a Chinese version.
Proposed boundary changes to police districts have been submitted to the Police Commission. A ninety (90) day public comment period will end on March 10, 2015.
Thank you SFPD Asian Pacific Islander (API) Forum for delivering toys to the Asian Pacific American Community (APAC) Center!
Thank you our community volunteers for decorating the Taraval Station Community Room!
West Portal Avenue footbeat officer-Officer Imhoff, collected new toys from his merchants who spent their time, energy, and resources carrying out a two-week toy drive! Thank you West Portal merchants for your generosity!
Irving Street Merchants step-up again with another toy drive! Taraval officers helped collect the toys and delivered them to the staff of Minnie and Lovie Recreation Center!
On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, toys that were collected during the Irving Street Toy Drive were gift-wrapped and given out to the students of Gordon Lau Elementary School!
On Saturday, December 6, 2014, Team Taraval participated in the cable car pull contest at the “Brave the Bay SFPD Challenge!”
On Thursday, December 4, 2014, Taraval Station officers joined Mr. Bill Barnickel of the Outer Sunset Merchants and Professionals Association to collect toys for the annual toy drive!
Read about a happy ending to a prized bicycle stolen by an opportunisitc thief in the Taraval Police District!
Taraval officers gave out reusable grocery bags imprinted with information about the “Blessing” scam and held a presentation at a senior center to spread the word about the scam.
The ‘Blessing’ scam is occurring again. Suspects target the elderly and other vulnerable people in the Chinese community. Spread the word about this scam!
There is planned road closure in our Monterey Heights neighborhood due to upcoming construction of a cistern.
Please watch this video on how to lock your bicycle. San Francisco SAFE and Bike Coalition worked together on this project.
In a disaster, have a plan and prepare at least a “Go Bag.”
Captain Lum would like to remind the communities of the Taraval Police District about recent incidents involving different types of scams.
We spend a lot of energy worrying, or ignoring, what might happen to our friends and family in the event of an emergency. Making a plan is simple; take 5 minutes to lift a weight off your shoulders – and help yourself and those you love.
Mayor Ed Lee envisions a 50% reduction in pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries by 2021. The MTA and the SFPD wants to build on the Mayor’s commitment and strive for “zero” traffic-related deaths by 2024.
As part of San Francisco DPH’s (Department of Health) Tobacco Free Project campaign, free “No Smoking” signs in English, Chinese, and Russian are avaiable at Taraval Station.
SF SAFE (Safety Awareness For Everyone) has created a bicycle registry program to help find stolen bicycles and to deter bicycle thefts. Additionally, check-out the effective “Sheldon Brown Locking Method!”
ALERT (Auxiliary Law Enforcement Response Team) volunteers are looking forward to a strong start this year!
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