MARCH 2020
Your Monthly News & Updates
Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time begins March 8. Aside from “springing forward” one hour, it’s a good time to take a quick minute to check the batteries in your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector. Stay safe, San Francisco!
Smart City Cycling

Want to get comfortable riding your bike in SF? The SF Bicycle Coalition is giving a presentation covering all you need to know re: biking in the city and beyond. Sat., March 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bayview Linda Brooks Burton Public Library, 5075 Third St., SF. 
Self Defense Class

Castro Community on Patrol will be teaching a free, low-impact Self Defense Class on Tues., March 24 from 7–10 p.m. at STRUT, 470 Castro St., San Francisco. Space is limited. For more info about the class or to pre-register, click here .

Captain Renee Pagano Joins
SFPD Park Station

The San Francisco Police Department’s (SFPD) Park Station has a new captain. Captain Renee Pagano, a twenty-year veteran of the department, joined the station in November 2019 after being promoted to night captain the previous year at the SFPD Taraval Station.
SFPD’s Monthly Community Meetings Make an Impact

Earlier this year San Francisco celebrated the news that 2019 saw an 11 percent drop in homicides and an 8 percent overall drop in violent crime vs. the previous year, encompassing declines in every major category, including assaults, rapes and robberies. Learn how community meetings aided this decline.

How to Share the Road with Cyclists

It’s a tragically all-too-common occurrence: drivers and cyclists colliding on San Francisco streets, often resulting in serious injury or worse for the cyclist. So when it comes to safely sharing the road with cyclists, it’s paramount for drivers to learn how to coexist. In fact, sharing the road is the law.

Park Smart in SF: Vehicle
Break-In Prevention & Response

While San Francisco has made some progress when it comes to reducing the number of vehicle break-ins—i.e., a 3 percent decline in 2019—it’s no secret that this type of crime remains a pressing issue.  

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