SFPD (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Visitacion Valley to get new police substation with bilingual officers

City officials on Monday are expected to announce plans for a new police substation on Leland Avenue in the Visitacion Valley area staffed by bilingual officers who speak Chinese and Spanish.

In June, School Board Member Shamann Walton and Supervisor Hillary Ronen helped secure resources to open the first police substation on San Bruno Avenue with Cantonese, Mandarin, Taiwanese and Spanish bilingual officers.

SEE RELATED: SFPD opens bilingual police substation in Portola to deter crime

Walton, who is also running for supervisor in District 10, and Ronen also worked together on the Leland Avenue substation, as well.

Both will be present at Monday’s formal announcement, which is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the corner of Leland Avenue and Desmond Street. Also expected to be on hand are members of the Visitacion Valley Neighborhood Association and the Visitacion Valley Chinese Residents group.Crime

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Riders should expect big changes when Muni rail returns in August

Reconfigured routes will mean fewer, longer trains through tunnel

New audio of couple calling police on SF man bolsters racial bias claims, supe says

Pacific Heights incident spurred CAREN Act to outlaw discriminatory reports to police

SFUSD students may start the school year at home

Staff report recommends starting with distance learning in the fall, transitioning to hybrid model

Universities fight new immigration restrictions on international students in court

Local colleges are scrambling to keep international students in the country as… Continue reading

SF library plans to reopen with pickup and drop-off services

Since March, all 28 library locations in San Francisco have been closed… Continue reading

Most Read