Running the Sidewalk Gauntlet in the Upper Haight at Oh Dark Thirty – The Effectiveness of the Sit-Lie Law

This is Haight near Masonic roundabout 12:30 AM this AM.

Street kids will sit around on the sidewalk until the SFPD comes by, and then everybody will all stand up all at once.

And then the cops will leave and then everybody will sit down again.

This is the new sit-lie law in action:

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2 Responses to “Running the Sidewalk Gauntlet in the Upper Haight at Oh Dark Thirty – The Effectiveness of the Sit-Lie Law”

  1. Sit-lie only applies between 7a and 11p, so they’re totally fine sitting around at 12:30a.

  2. sfcitizen says:

    Good point, my bad.

    I’m used to seeing this routine before 11p…

    I wonder if the kids check their cell phones for the time before deciding whether to stand for the sfpd or not…

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