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Published on June 09, 2023
Mayor Breed's Controversial Drug Crackdown Plan Takes Effect Ahead of San Francisco Pride

Just in time for the annual Pride celebration, San Francisco's Mayor London Breed is implementing a new initiative to arrest drug users and dealers and convince them to seek treatment. Aiming to disrupt drug sales and increase public safety, 130 Sheriff's deputies will be deployed for the initiative in the Tenderloin and SoMa neighborhoods. The plan has been met with mixed reactions, with some recognizing the potential for recovery while others point out the similarities to the failed War on Drugs and voice concerns for the sustainability of the solution. Continue reading on SFist →

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