The Mission District’s Foot Patrols — Where Are They?

By Julian Mark, Mission Local

Last August, the San Francisco Police Department announced plans to nearly double the number of foot patrol officers walking commercial corridors citywide from roughly 70 to 130. Moreover, Police Chief Bill Scott said the number of foot patrols would quadruple in the Mission District.

But nearly five months later, merchants along the Mission District corridors that the foot beat officers are supposed to be patrolling say the foot-patrol presence has been inconsistent at best — and nonexistent at worst.

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