Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Oct. 30, 2013

Incident Date:
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

The next community meeting at Ingleside Station will be held on November 19, 2013.  Thank you.

Job Opportunities: It’s the hiring season and UPS, Old Navy and American Eagle are looking for young people, ages 16 and above, for the upcoming holiday season. There are over 18 openings offering over 320 opportunities. There will be several hiring events in the next three weeks. To start, each applicant must register at http://sfsummerjobs.org/find-jobs/  to be able to participate in the events:

FYI: With Daylight Savings taking effect Nov. 3rd. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has introduced a useful way to report broken/flickering streetlights. Keeping the streets lit a night, especially with daylight savings ending soon, can increase visibility and help to reduce crime. The following information below will make it easier for you to report faulty streetlights:

Phone it in: City’s new “StreetLightsSF” phone app

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission unveiled a new Smartphone application that allows cell phone users to report burned out and broken street lights anywhere in San Francisco from the convenience of their own phone. The new application, called StreetLightsSF, lets the user pinpoint the locations of faulty streetlights by “dragging-and-dropping” a locating pin on a map and send the information to 311. The app also allows the user to track the status of repair efforts; and streamlines the process for reporting malfunctioning streetlights to the agency that is responsible for their repair and maintenance (the majority of non-City-owned street lights are owned, maintained, and operated by PG&E). The StreetLightsSF application is compatible with iOS and Android smart phones and can be downloaded from the Apple and Android stores and also at sfwater.org (go to “Customer Service” and then select “Report a Problem”).

The San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) is free training from the San Francisco Fire Department in how to help yourself and your neighbors prepare for and respond to a disaster by working together. The 20-hour training, taught by First Responders, includes personal preparedness, light search and rescue, disaster medicine, shutting off your utilities, and how to participate as a member of a neighborhood response team.  NERT also offers continuing training for graduates and activities that support building robust neighborhood teams.  For more information, visit the NERT website at http://sfgov.org//sffdnert, or contact Lt. Erica Arteseros at (415)970-2022 or sffdnert@sfgov.org

Are you someone who is interested in disaster preparedness and wants to help out your community while working hand in hand with law enforcement? Then the ALERT program is for you!                                     
                                               What is the A.L.E.R.T. Program?

The San Francisco Police Department has developed a volunteer citizen disaster preparedness program. The Auxiliary Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) is modeled after and works in partnership with the San Francisco Fire Department's Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT). The ALERT program will train members of the public to assist law enforcement in essential tasks after a major disaster. Such tasks may include: traffic control, foot patrol of business and residential areas, and reporting criminal activity. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and live, work, or attend high school in San Francisco.

Three steps to becoming an
A.L.E.R.T. volunteer:
1. Complete NERT training and receive certification. To register for NERT training courses please visit www.sfgov.org/sfnert
2. Once NERT certified, forward a copy of your NERT ID card to the ALERT program. sfpdalert@sfov.org
3. After clearing a basic background check the individual is eligible to register for ALERT training.

An informational meeting will be held on Dec. 5th at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Police Academy in the parking lot bungalow. This is not a mandatory meeting for interested volunteers. Come have your questions answered! 

The next ALERT training class has been scheduled for Jan. 18th, 2014, from 8:00am-5:00pm. This class will be held at the San Francisco Police Academy, in the parking lot bungalow.

Fraud Warning: Two days ago a San Francisco resident received a telephone call from an unknown subject, who was identifying himself as Captain Moser from the San Francisco Mission Police Station. The subject informed the resident that he was calling to collect an unpaid balance on outstanding parking tickets and that it would take $500.00 dollars to rectify the situation. The subject said the process could be taken care of over the phone with a credit card number. The resident, being suspicious, looked up Captain Moser on Google and saw that he was in fact stationed at Mission Police Station. At this point, the resident was no longer concerned and proceeded to provide the subject with their credit card number. The money was then taken from the resident’s account. Be alert of this new scam taking place. The San Francisco Police Department will never call anyone to collect a debt. If this happens to you, do not provide any of your personal information and hang up immediately.

Crime Alert:  An increase of robberies and thefts has been occurring in and around the Balboa BART Station and City College area. There have been five robberies in the last couple weeks alone in this area. Be vigilant of your surroundings and follow the safety tips below.

Click on Don’t be a target link below:       

                                                           Safety Tips:
*Try not to have your Iphone or other property visible for others to see.
*If someone asks to use your phone, advise them you do not have one.
*Do not store or carry your phones in your back pocket, people will know you have one.
*Have (415)553-8090 programmed in your cell phone to contact SF 911 directly.
*If you see any suspicious activity involving you or others, or see someone needing help 
              Call the police.


2:50am       Persia/Athens                Stolen Vehicle
Officers Quinlan and Dilag were cruising along when they spotted a vehicle with one corner lifted on a jack stand and one occupant fast asleep inside. The officers decided to run the license plates, which came back listed as a stolen vehicle. Without disturbing sleeping beauty, the officers notified dispatch and requested back-up. Once the Calvary arrived, they surrounded the vehicle and surprised the suspect. The suspect opened his eyes and was stunned to see that many officers standing outside. The suspect was immediately taken into custody. After conducting an investigation, the officers found out that the vehicle had been stolen with the pink slip still in the glove compartment and that the suspect forged the signature on the back and was in the process of transferring the vehicle into his name. The vehicle was towed and the suspect eventually booked on numerous charges. Report Number: 130909580

Serious Incidents:

No Incidents to Report.

Vehicle and Other Incidents:

  1:00am           100 Blk Laidley                        Burglary
  2:12am           San Jose/Monterey                   Warrant Arrest
  2:50am           Persia/Athens                           Recovered Vehicle
  9:30am           600 Blk Monterey                    Shoplifting
10:00am           400 Blk Yerba Buena               Burglary
11:22am           900 Blk Paris                           Theft from Vehicle
12:29pm           1200 Blk Cayuga                     Recovered Vehicle
12:29pm           1200 Blk Cayuga                     Recovered License Plate
  1:18pm           300 Blk Laidley                        Burglary
  1:41pm           2200 Blk Castro                       Recovered Vehicle
  2:29pm           50 Phelan                                 Theft from Building
  5:23pm           800 Blk London                       Fraud
  8:10pm           50 Phelan                                 Theft from Building
  8:14pm           Unit Blk Malta                          Recovered Vehicle
10:20pm           Geneva/San Jose                      Traffic Collision

Burglaries with suspect description:

No Incidents to Report.