A public safety meeting in San Francisco brought out hundreds of Tenderloin residents, many demanding a crackdown on drug dealing and homelessness outside their homes and businesses.
People at the safety meeting all agreed on a need for change in the drug-infested streets of the Tenderloin and city representatives agreed.
Supervisor Matt Dorsey said he’ll propose a charter amendment Tuesday that would bring the San Francisco Police Department from his current level of 1,475 officers up to full staffing over five years.
“And then by year five we’ll have a fully staffed police department of 2,182 officers,” said Dorsey.
District Attorney Brooke Jenkins provided a civics lesson on how to change or repeal Prop 47, which increased the dollar value that can be stolen before that theft becomes a felony.
“We as a Voters approved Prop 47 ourselves and the only way to repeal any portion of it is to …