11/15/05 05-096

11/15/05 05-096


November 15, 2005

Subject:     San Francisco Police Chief At Safe Shopping Press Conference November 18

San Francisco Police Chief Heather Fong will join Mayor Gavin Newsom, Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White, and Stuart Sunshine, Acting Executive Director of the Municipal Transit Agency (MTA), in the annual Safe Shopper press conference on Friday, November 18 at Union Square beginning at 11:15 A.M.  The purpose of the press conference is to welcome visitors to Union Square during the holiday season and to announce what is being done for their convenience and safety during their visit. The police department will also be represented by members of the motorcycle unit and the horse mounted unit.


During the holiday season, the San Francisco Police Department provides enhanced safety for visitors and shoppers through an increased police presence, the mounted unit, undercover officers and traffic enforcement.


For more information, please contact:


Public Affairs Office


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email: [email protected]