CCOP Provides Two Public AED’s For The Castro


Seconds can literally mean the difference between life, and death, when someone is experiencing a heart-attack, and Automated Electronic Defibrillators (AED) can provide critical support in some of these cases until professional paramedics arrive.  AED units analyze the electronic heart rhythm of a patient to

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Chief Greg Carey, Patroller Leandro Gonzales, Chief Ken Craig (Community Patrol Service)

Patroller Stephanie Ong, Senior Patroller Marcus Ponce

April 8, 2021

As the City and County of San Francisco, and the Castro neighborhood itself, slowly begins to open up and return to something approaching normality,

Patrolling During COVID-19

The COVID-19 Pandemic has caused legitimate concern and worry for many, and a significant change in normal every day life for most.  CCOP Patrols have been no exception.

We reduced our Patrolling during the height of the Shelter In Place period, as the neighborhood was essentially quiet, but

New Volunteer Training Resumes 09/19/2020 In ZOOM Remote Format

While the City & County of San Francisco Health Order restrictions requiring social distancing remain in effect, we are happy to announce resumption of New Volunteer training and existing Patroller re-certification, through remote ZOOM formats.  ZOOM offers a remote template which allows us to welcome and train

Disco Response Team Literature

Castro Patrol works with the “Companions of Dorothy the Worker” group, which hosts monthly vigils at the large rainbow flag at Castro and Market Streets to honor those lost in the Orlando, Florida Pulse massacre. They recently developed a training for people who encounter “religious” groups who are harassing LGBT people in and near the […]

Navigating Heat Emergencies

The attached brochure was introduced to the Resilient Diamond Heights workgroup in May. While San Francisco often experiences heat emergencies in September, the event in June 2019 prompted the release of this information now. Many San Francisco homes lack air conditioning. The emergency becomes worse when the nighttime temperature fails to drop below 75 degrees, […]

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