Leaving such crimes to go unchecked and allowing heaps of broken glass to remain on streets create an environment that may encourage lawlessness and social disorder. Vehicle burglaries, which have significantly increased in recent years, have both a financial and emotional impact on its victims, threaten the city’s tourist industry, and reduce the quality of life for all city residents.
20591 false false true false true true false auto false ease-in-out 300 false 0 true trueSparkles of light pierced through the glare of the late afternoon sun as it descended onto Twin Peaks. I had been walking westerly on uninhabited patch of Townsend Street near the Caltrain rail yard when my gaze turned down at the pavement. Piles of emerald colored glass nuggets lay before me glinting in the rays of the setting sun. Is that what I think it is?, I contemplated and soured at the thought that repeated car break-ins over the course of countless days could create such a shimmering display. As an avid city walker, the glittering rubble of vehicle burglaries are a common sight along the streets of San Francisco, but the shear magnitude of this spectacle was alarming.
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Vehicular Break-ins, Automobile Burglaries, San Francisco, City Of Broken Glass