Get to Know Stop Crime SF

Joel Engardio, vice-president of Stop Crime SF, recently spoke at SNA’s quarterly meeting about the new SF organization.

Get to Know Stop Crime SF

If you care about stopping crime, you should get to know Stop Crime SF. It is a local non-profit organization to fight crime in San Francisco. “We use advocacy, court watch and legislation to address an epidemic of property crime in San Francisco and hold every part of the criminal justice system accountable,” said Joel Engardio, vice president of Stop Crime SF.

Stop Crime SF advocacy moved the Board of Supervisors to amend a recent video surveillance law to ensure police officers are still able to receive and use private security video provided by homeowners and businesses to solve crimes. The new law bans the city from using facial recognition technology and regulates the use of city-operated video cameras.

The group’s Court Watch program was featured on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle and in several articles by columnist Heather Knight. Continue reading “Get to Know Stop Crime SF”