SFPD Richmond District Police Station
Weekly Update 07-27-2016
Richmond Station’s own, Officer Andrew Johnson, took it upon himself to replace the net in the basketball court at the Westside Housing Development. Richmond Station received a thank you letter from the residents saying that the act of kindness was greatly appreciated. Thank you Officer Johnson!
National Night Out is quickly approaching! Join us August 2nd, 4pm-7pm at Richmond Station. The annual nationwide event is designed to raise crime prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit & unity and develop partnerships between the police department and the community.
Here are some of the incidents that occurred in the Richmond Police District this week:
ARREST: VEHICLE BURGLARY
07/19/2016 9:41 PM
43RD Ave. & Point Lobos Ave.
An Officer patrolling the area of 1090 Point Lobos was flagged down by a victim who told him he just saw a male suspect break into a vehicle. The Officer spotted the suspect vehicle and it fled at a high rate of speed. The suspect vehicle crashed and rolled over at 43rd Ave. and Point Lobos. Both suspects were trapped inside the overturned car. Officer’s summoned for medical assistance and helped to get both suspects out of the vehicle, where they also located several pieces of stolen property. Officers booked the suspects on several felony charges.
ARREST: ROBBERY WITH FORCE
07/21/2016 6:53 PM
39TH Ave. & Cabrillo St.
Officers conducted surveillance on a vehicle and suspects believed to be involved in several robberies. Officers observed one suspect exit the vehicle and walk behind an unsuspecting female victim. The suspect pushed the victim, grabbed her iPhone from her hand and ran to the waiting getaway vehicle. Officers quickly stopped the vehicle and placed both suspects under arrest. Both suspects were booked on robbery charges.
ARREST: CARJACKING WITH A GUN; RECKLESSLY EVADING A POLICE OFFICER
07/22/2016 5:25 PM
JFK & Great Highway
Officers responded to the area of JFK & Great Highway regarding a carjacking with a gun. The victim told the Officers a female suspect demanded his car keys and she lifted her shirt to reveal a firearm in her waistband. The suspect took the victim’s vehicle and fled the area with the victim’s cell phone still inside of the car. Officers tracked the phone to a Walgreens at Stanyan St. & Parnassus St. where they located the vehicle with the suspect sitting inside. The suspect fled from the Officers driving over a curb and she proceeded south on Stanyan St. Officers pursued the suspect to Twin Peaks, where she finally stopped the car. She jumped out of the car and ran away. The suspect was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit. A records check revealed the suspect was out on bail for a similar case in Redwood City. The suspect was booked into County Jail on several felony charges.
07/23/2016 1:49 PM
Clement & 41st Ave.
Officers located a male wandering in the middle of the street, where he was nearly struck by several vehicles. Once safe on the sidewalk, Officers spoke with the male and ran a computer check which revealed four outstanding warrants for his arrest, including a felony no bail warrant out of San Mateo County. The male was booked into County Jail on all four of his warrants.
ARREST: WARRANT; NO DRIVERS LICENSE ISSUED
07/24/2016 3:05 PM
Great Highway & Lincoln Way
Officers patrolling the area of Great Highway and Lincoln Way observed a silver Mercedes Benz traveling very slowly. The occupants were looking at the various cars parked in the Ocean Beach Parking Lot. The Ocean Beach Parking lot is a known hot spot for auto burglaries. Officers positioned their patrol car behind the vehicle and noticed that one of the tail lights on the vehicle was not functioning, a violation of California Vehicle Code. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and contacted the two occupants. The driver told Officers he had never been issued a California Drivers License. A records check of the driver confirmed he did not have a valid driver’s license. Officers spoke with the passenger of the vehicle and conducted a records check which revealed two outstanding warrants out of San Mateo County for his arrest. The driver was cited and released from the scene and the passenger was booked on his warrants.
FUNDRAISER!! Help raise money to buy school supplies for kids who live in the Westside Court Housing Development
Sergeant Matt Friedman of Richmond Station has been spending time with the community at the Westside Court Housing Development. With the school year fast approaching, the kids in this community could use just a little bit of help. Sgt. Friedman has taken on the important project of attempting to outfit 40 children in this community school supplies for the new school year.
If you would like to help Sgt. Friedman with this noble task, visit the website to learn more.
Do you care about transportation? Then your voice is needed! The SFMTA is strengthening their public outreach and engagement efforts across San Francisco’s diverse communities and they want to hear from you. Take this brief survey – available in multiple languages – and enter to win a $50 Clipper Card.
The Outside Lands Music Festival is scheduled for Friday, August 5th, to Sunday, August 7th, in Golden Gate Park.
As always there is a community hotline available for questions, comments, and concerns from the neighborhood: 415-965-8001
For more information regarding the festival, including road closure schedules, please visit the Outside Lands website.
POLICE CHIEF Recruitment Survey
We would like to inform you about the recruitment process for the San Francisco Chief of Police and ask for your help in taking a public survey.
This public process has been developed by the Police Commission to widely encourage the community and Department participation. This will ensure transparency in the evaluation of attributes and characteristics of candidates for the Chief of Police position.
Ralph Andersen & Associates will collect all internet surveys and additional input received via the email account. They will also receive all hard copies of the completed Community Input Surveys. A summary of all collected data, information, and comments will be presented to the Police Commission and the public in advance of the candidate interviews in late September.
The Commission encourages you to participate in the process by taking the Community Input Survey. Neighborhood associations, community and advocacy groups and other groups with an email list are encouraged to forward this link to their members so they can participate in this process. Individual responses are anonymous and will be de-identified when reported. Please answer all of the survey questions and utilize the comment boxes as desired.
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