Posts Tagged ‘patrolling’

What It Looks Like When “The Man” Patrols Golden Gate Park: SFPD Checking for Open Containers in the Panhandle

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Open containers of alcohol, that is.

It looks exactly like this – note the bottle of Jack:

Oh, and there’s a “no smoking” law here as well, if you catch my drift, man.

All’s I’m saying is that the cops don’t enjoy this exercise neither.

So why not do as they want and just put your booze in a giveaway plastic water bottle?

Like this:

Now you’re protecting your juice AND making the cops happy.

This concludes What It Looks Like When “The Man” Patrols Golden Gate Park

Who Says the SFPD Doesn’t Really Patrol MUNI Buses?

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

Lots of transit riders say they never see the SFPD earning its $19 million a year patrolling MUNI in San Francisco, but check out this Neoplan AN460 Diesel seen on Market Street today - it was filled with cops and there were three others just like it close by.

In fact, there were so many officers aboard there was no room for anyone else, as these four, forlorn, forsaken, would-be passengers illustrate. Click to expand:

Obviously, the S.F.P.D. does more than just ride a few buses now and then, but Supervisor Bevan Dufty‘s questioning of just how all that money gets earned seems appropriate.