Mayor Announces Continued Drop in Violent Crime
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Police Chief Greg Suhr presented the six month accomplishments of the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD). Through the concentration of SFPD efforts and reorganization of police resources, San Francisco has seen a reduction in violent (Part 1) crimes citywide over the same period in 2010.
From January to June in 2011, total overall crime in San Francisco has been maintained at a low with no change from the same time last year. For the first six months in 2011, total overall violent crime in San Francisco is down 6 percent from 2010 and shows a reduction of 17 percent compared to 2008. For the first six months in 2011, total property crime in San Francisco is down 8 percent compared to 2008. Read more.