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Tourists Warned Not To Rent Cars In San Francisco To Epidemic Of Auto Break-Ins

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  • Published on Nov 8, 2021
  • New data reveals the epidemic of car break-ins in San Francisco is worsening. Betty Yu reports it has gotten so bad tourists are being told not to rent cars in The City.

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  • Kevin
    Kevin 10 months ago +8622

    If you’re telling tourists that crime makes renting a car unsafe, then you’re telling them to go vacation somewhere else.

    • Bashkim Bajrami
      Bashkim Bajrami 2 months ago

      Democrats are running there 😳

    • Takeaway In A Taxi
      Takeaway In A Taxi 2 months ago

      There are such amazing places to visit. Who wants this crap.

    • Randy Lee
      Randy Lee 4 months ago

      GLock Security

    • Stevo
      Stevo 4 months ago

      Go somewhere else. The City by the Bay is a shadow of its former self. Criminals has more rights than law abiding citizens. It’s the insane running the asylum.

    • zzgeorgez Dane
      zzgeorgez Dane 5 months ago +1

      Yes, its called telling the truth.

  • enoughalready45
    enoughalready45 9 months ago +30

    It was like this four years ago. The car rental agent told us “don’t park the car anywhere with anything in it”. We could not spend anytime, or money, exploring SF because we were driving to Northern California but it would have been nice to spend half a day there. The agent said the criminals knew they would not be arrested so many were breaking into cars to get what they could without penalty.

  • Yuck Fou
    Yuck Fou 9 months ago +32

    Love how they voted to reduce the police force and then turn their heads to the police when something goes wrong instead of defending their own property. You can't have the best of both worlds. Also love how they're acting like they have no idea why this is happening.

  • Marc J
    Marc J 5 months ago +6

    If things go out of hand without effective measures to stop this, I imagine it will result in Mob justice where people take things into their own hands and make an example and some people are gonna get seriously hurt

    • Richard Smith
      Richard Smith 4 months ago +1

      A silenced .45 will take care of things.

  • Michael Song
    Michael Song 4 months ago +1

    I've been to many cities across the states and never had an issue with my rental car except San Francisco. This place is a disgrace man. If these criminals aren't afraid of doing smash and grabs in the middle of the day, it's pretty clear that the city doesn't give a shit. Such a waste too. It's a nice city but definitely not going back unless this BS is dealt with. If this isn't bad enough, the homeless situation in this city is pretty severe. City officials need to take this seriously.

  • Rainbow L
    Rainbow L 10 months ago +1918

    People in SF continuously elect officials who enable these crimes.

    • GURU
      GURU 17 days ago

      @B Babbich how about the people who have abandoned the police force?

    • tongkat bebe
      tongkat bebe Month ago

      officials also live in sfo

    • Snow Forest
      Snow Forest Month ago

      Progressive leftist ones

    • Jojo
      Jojo 3 months ago

      Safety is human right that US fails to achieve while they want other countries to do . Shame!

    • Stevo
      Stevo 4 months ago

      @B Babbich the can do their job, but the laws prevent them from cracking down on these criminals. When breaking in to a car is only a slap on the wrist, how can the cops arrest anyone? Look at the laws that the stupid ass politicians put into place! The people of SF voted them in, they can suffer the consequences!

  • Kb123 B123
    Kb123 B123 9 months ago +21

    Eventually the tourists will stop visiting SF - problem solved.

  • Jeannine
    Jeannine Month ago +2

    I’ve heard that in some countries they cut off the hands of thieves. That may deture them thieves if followed through. The problem is the fact that they know that nothing will be done. There is no consequences.

  • Tanner
    Tanner 9 months ago +4

    Don’t rent a car, someone might steal stuff out of it is like saying you shouldn’t wear clothes because you might get pickpocketed.

  • Cotictimmy
    Cotictimmy 9 months ago +3

    Have any of the car thieves received model citizen awards from the city council yet? If not, then it can only be a matter of time.

  • teetrevor
    teetrevor 10 months ago +2555

    Who would have ever thought that stopping the prosecution of criminals would result in increased crime? 🤣

    • Alex 34
      Alex 34 3 months ago

      Democrats

    • lovelessissimo
      lovelessissimo 5 months ago

      @RoC 77 When the DA is refusing to file charges, the cops have no reason to arrest anyone.

    • 🍀spooder💙
      🍀spooder💙 9 months ago

      @UFO _vid and that will solve? 🙄

    • ohroonoko
      ohroonoko 9 months ago

      Don’t forget Gavin Newsom released thousands of prisoners early. Very early.

    • Klop CodeZ
      Klop CodeZ 9 months ago

      @DivineAlign8 don't act like your any better and haven't stolen anything

  • Ryan Taylor
    Ryan Taylor 9 months ago +3

    Did you catch that? They make an Arrest about 2% of the time, but they "OVERWHELMINGLY Prosecute" those... so like 1%.

  • DOS
    DOS 9 months ago +1

    SFPD doesn't care about car break-in's. When I lived in Japan Town my room mate and I (Who were DOD Police at the time) witnessed a break in and figured out the M.O. of the perpetrator, which we had run off. When we called 911 they refused to send anyone to the then "cold" location, but insisted that the victim would have to come to the station to make a report... they did not want to hear from us as witnesses.

  • Izzy G
    Izzy G Month ago

    Visited San Fran in 21’ and witnessed a lot of crime such as people walking into retail stores and grabbing coats and walking right out. Another thing my partner and I noticed was that we barely saw any police the whole time we were there for a week.

  • privatemale
    privatemale 9 months ago +1

    I was advised by my friends not to leave anything out on my seats when parking in the city over 20 years ago.... Not even a few coins.
    If you have an SUV or something, you should really have a cargo area cover, so the contents can't been seen.
    You don't need a car in San Francisco anyway. Parking is often a pain to find and driving around can annoying. Their transit system is better than most cities in the US. Rideshare companies, bike and scooter rentals, etc are available if you don't want public transit.
    I much prefer to park my car somewhere and just use transit. It is far less stressful than driving around for 20 minutes trying to find a parking space or waiting in traffic to travel a relatively short distance on some overburdened streets.

    • Ashley
      Ashley 8 months ago

      Problem is that there are criminals lurking around public transit too. Either way you're fucked

  • Jester Avrgjoe
    Jester Avrgjoe 10 months ago +2805

    When there are no consequences. Chaos takes over.

  • Fred Flintstone
    Fred Flintstone 9 months ago

    I've travelled for business for decades. One thing that has circulated as far as knowledge for business travelers is to never have anything in plain sight in your rental car. Most modern cars including my own provide a means of locking things into the trunk that cannot be accessed by anyone even if they break into the car due the trunk area having a separate locking system. The back seat system that folds down to access the trunk, and the electric trunk unlatching system needs to be lockable with the car key.
    If you do get a rental vehicle with window in the back make sure it has a compartment where you can put things in the rear completely out of site. That's the key. Leave nothing in the car in plain sight of anyone looking in the window.

  • Stone Wonder Cloud
    Stone Wonder Cloud  9 months ago +1

    Prior to me moving to Alaska recently, I’d been living in California all my life and never have I ever seen it get this ridiculous. This is why many people like myself are leaving Cali in droves. Nothing is being done and all this is just being condoned. I’m fairly sure I’ll be staying up here in Alaska for a while.

  • Gregory Sloan, CLU, ChFC

    A little while back about a year ago I was in San Francisco. I was waiting outside at a restaurant for a table outside and went inside to use the bathroom. While leaving the restaurant passed by the bar and asked if I could buy a beer. The bartender informed me that it was against the law to stand outside by the tables of the restaurant and drink a beer.

  • skyeram
    skyeram 9 months ago +3

    Their going after stores cars and such, it's just a matter of time before they start going straight for people themselves.

  • FormerBookSeller
    FormerBookSeller 10 months ago +1448

    We visited SF in 2019. As long as these criminals and their crimes are tolerated by the city and are not prosecuted, we won't be returning.

    • Bee Jeeezy
      Bee Jeeezy Month ago

      @Billy Hurst don’t come here , everyone moved here from all over the world and ruined it .

    • Nostalgiafan96
      Nostalgiafan96 7 months ago

      @William Ryan lol not exactly because all the decent human beings are the ones leaving the only ones staying are the homeless, junkies, illegal immigrants etc.

    • William Ryan
      William Ryan 7 months ago

      @Nostalgiafan96 yes. That is their plan .

    • Nostalgiafan96
      Nostalgiafan96 7 months ago

      @William Ryan people are leaving California in record numbers

    • Brian Kabonyo
      Brian Kabonyo 8 months ago

      @William Ryan lol

  • angel gonzalez
    angel gonzalez 2 months ago

    Lmfao worked in loss prevention for 8 years in SF. More than 10 years ago I kept telling people that out of state plates are a welcome sign. The amount of tourists that have had all they’re belongings including they’re passports was 3-4 a day.

  • FearlessKnight
    FearlessKnight 9 months ago

    If it were me and I was visiting, honestly, I would've shot on sight and dealt with the consequences after. This is outrageous. Yet no one is doing Anything. Ugh. Yay for living in Virginia!

  • namcat53
    namcat53 Month ago

    I hope the city worker had a great time eating and watching the show. "Why should I try to stop a crime in progress? What's in it for me?" This is insane.

  • Di's Planet
    Di's Planet 5 months ago +1

    Went to SF in the late 80s, it was an interesting place and I felt fairly safe there. Went back in 2010; it was still an interesting place but there were areas you definitely avoided. I have no plans to return.

  • Alton Arata
    Alton Arata 10 months ago +45

    My car was broken into yesterday in Berkeley and I'm so upset that these thugs can commit crimes while facing no punishment at all. I'm just a college student and had nothing of value inside the car. It seems like the law is only applicable to honest citizens while criminals can do pretty much whatever they want with impunity. This has to stop!

    • matt75hooper
      matt75hooper 21 day ago

      Another valuable lesson learned.
      Beware The Spookaboo.

    • D DOG
      D DOG 21 day ago

      My sister’s car was broken into just for her stereo in Bayfair. It shouldn’t take much to know who did it.

    • matt75hooper
      matt75hooper Month ago +1

      Did they catch the black guys lol ?

    • anonymous
      anonymous 8 months ago

      The only way to stop this is to stop voting for liberal Democrats

    • Nunya
      Nunya 10 months ago

      @MiladyMidori It would most certainly be that. Either these two tools are russian or chinese trolls. Or they are just spouting off some nonsense they read/watch online.

  • Jay Home
    Jay Home 8 months ago +2

    KPIX CBS to the SFPD "What's with the rash of car breakins?"
    SFPD to KPIX CBS "Defund the Police! Remember that?"

  • Sturdy Thorpe
    Sturdy Thorpe 9 months ago +27

    The mayor should be concerned about the lack of diversity in these car break in crimes.

  • Edward D. Taormina
    Edward D. Taormina 9 months ago +2

    You can clearly see in the way they move they are the usual suspects in both videos.
    Brazen because of the lack judicial system if they do get caught.

  • Ben Ericson
    Ben Ericson 8 months ago +1

    "If they see a purse" they'll break the window... I wouldn't leave anything visible in a car in any major city. Or really anywhere for that matter...

  • EMGxUSERx
    EMGxUSERx 10 months ago +1703

    Sf logic: don’t stop crime, blame people for renting cars and “enabling” it

    • Notthefather
      Notthefather 5 months ago

      @Random overpopulated world ideas that progressive logic. It's your fault for leaving your property in your locked car. 🙄

    • curmudgeon
      curmudgeon 8 months ago

      Hey its just the BLM reparation squads deal with it.

    • Hunter Small
      Hunter Small 9 months ago

      @Random overpopulated world ideas come on child trafficking doesn't happen much in CA LOL the hone base of it come out of Hollywood. I lived in CA most my life and I promise you I'll never go back.

    • High value
      High value 9 months ago

      😅😅😅😅😅😅😅

    • Bernard Carpenter
      Bernard Carpenter 9 months ago

      "Sf logic: don’t stop crime, blame people for renting cars and “enabling” it"
      LOL! You called it my friend!

  • Zyyrtt9
    Zyyrtt9 9 months ago

    Striking. One of the easiest crimes to commit. You can buy a window popper from Amazon for less than ten bucks, usually the theft takes less than a minute to do, and with mask mandates no one is getting an ID and the getaway cars are usually stolen anyway so calling the cops is not all that helpful. You don’t want to confront them, because they will shoot, and most people only care about their own well being and safety so the most that will be done if they see a crime is “call the cops” and wait the thirty minutes to an hour that it takes for them to respond.
    Crimes like this are getting prominence because we live in a time where the police are being investigated more closely and with scrutiny. Before, the cops were the neighborhood bullies who stalked and preyed upon civilians under mere “suspicion” of crime. We now know that there ‘suspicions’ was just racism and now police precincts everywhere are getting looked at with a lot more scrutiny and bias. This is making the police prioritize their own well being, wealth, and position at the job rather than to be the “crime fighters” they ought to be. One cop makes one public mistake , and the whole city precinct could come under investigation and they certainly don’t want that. Cops have been known to notoriously steal from and bully civilians no matter the race or background; there are thousands of ongoing lawsuits where cops have stolen cash from people who had receipts under suspicion of “drug affiliation”. So the cops who are only looking out for themselves, don’t want to risk getting involved in a situation they cannot fix and cannot solve.
    Such is America 202X. Good luck, and stay safe out there!

  • Fidget Cuties
    Fidget Cuties 2 months ago +2

    Remember, the guys breaking into the cars are the real victims!

  • David Mcdonald
    David Mcdonald 4 months ago

    This is what happens when you don't make a stand on crime
    When you get telephone crying you put these people away for a long time
    Like enough time where there are too old to run
    Or either society are going to have to carry their Clint Eastwood around with them
    No playing no games
    Just trying to stay alive

  • Waffle Mon
    Waffle Mon 9 months ago +1

    This requires street justice. I can't believe people just sit around and watch this.

  • Randi Higginbotham
    Randi Higginbotham 10 months ago +1093

    When there are no repercussions for bad behavior, bad behavior *grows* and GROWS!

    • ɑʟpʜɑ ɱɑсʜɪиɑ
      ɑʟpʜɑ ɱɑсʜɪиɑ 9 months ago

      @Sean D It literally is the uber rich. The vast majority of the richest people in the US are "democrats" and many of them fund this BS.

    • Sean D
      Sean D 9 months ago +1

      @ɑʟpʜɑ ɱɑсʜɪиɑ - Its not the "uber rich" it's democrats. Democrats are the ones causing all this crime by supporting BLM. BLM emboldens criminality.

    • ɑʟpʜɑ ɱɑсʜɪиɑ
      ɑʟpʜɑ ɱɑсʜɪиɑ 9 months ago

      It's because the uber rich are donating to super PACs in order to fight prosecution, keep departments from hiring on new officers, and keep the funding of police departments low across the nation. This has seen an 88% increase in homicides in major cities, and an even higher increase in other crimes.

    • BaffinSailor 🇺🇸
      BaffinSailor 🇺🇸 9 months ago

      @Speaking Truths What really happened January 6?

    • Sean D
      Sean D 9 months ago

      @ChartreuseKitty - GOP and MAGA are not the same thing. Learn the difference. MAGA wants to put America First. GOP are corporate sellouts. McConnel and the GOP crew are just as bad as democrats. You fools are on the same team.

  • O-funkadelic I S.
    O-funkadelic I S. 3 months ago

    This was 7 months ago… just stop going there everyone, I had to go on a business trip, after getting my rental I went for sushi and they bashed my rental windows and took my laptop that was in the trunk. I went to another sushi area next day and when returning to my car the person parked next to me had busted windows they got him too smh 🤦🏽‍♂️ it’s a crap hole and SJPD isn’t doing crap about it!

  • Conchita Casiano
    Conchita Casiano 9 months ago

    Crooks are awful. When I used to live in the Bay Area, I used my Bicycle BART Pass in going to San Francisco. I locked it up at a pole near City Hall, then ate a restaurant. When I stepped out, I saw that it had been stolen. 😣😠

  • J R
    J R 9 months ago

    I am from a big city on the east coast and lived in and visited rough neighborhoods around the world, and the 2 cities in the US I would avoid is San Francisco and LA. It is3rd world levels and 100 times worse than NYC and even Mexico City right now. It is almost like California wants to abandon the 2 cities and sell them to China. China probably would not take SF if it was free. The homelessness, open drug use and crime due to a complete lack of law enforcement should make it look like the Purge movie 24/7.

  • Conyers IV
    Conyers IV 9 months ago

    you cant really do anything about the break-ins. People make the decision whether or not they want to break into a vehicle. Only way to stop it from happening is to get all the vehicles off of the street and that just cant happen. This will continue forever and ever because its so easy to get away with

  • desertrose
    desertrose 10 months ago +607

    It's absolutely ridiculous that they've allowed it to get this bad.

    • T.K.
      T.K. 4 months ago

      San Francisco is the municipal equivalent of 28-3.

    • G 546
      G 546 7 months ago

      @CK H it’s really not gotten much worse since 19 which was the last normal year

    • CK H
      CK H 7 months ago

      @G 546 "Has crime decreased in San Francisco?
      In the first few months of the pandemic, the monthly number of violent crimes dropped, then rose to pre-pandemic levels by fall 2020, then declined again until early 2021. After that, violent crimes increased from about 8,000-8,500 per month to around 9,500 and 10,000, where it has stayed since July 2021.Dec 15, 2021"

    • G 546
      G 546 7 months ago

      It’s literally a 9% increase since 2019. And 2020 saw a huge decline. It’s really not gotten much worse.

    • the Godfather _
      the Godfather _ 7 months ago

      @Truth sucks get a pistol as well

  • KuttyJoe
    KuttyJoe 9 months ago

    I used to tell people they're crazy for leaving something visible on the seat in a car. I guess that advice is pretty pointless now.

  • Rich Rich
    Rich Rich 9 months ago +12

    “Come to sunny California, just be sure you don’t bring luggage, rent a car, or generally be too relaxed on your glorious stay!”

  • Jonathan Trujillo
    Jonathan Trujillo 9 months ago

    lol bro I worked in property management in the greater Los Angeles for the past 2 years. I can’t even remember how many cars either got broken into or stolen. Got out of the industry because of the hike in crime.
    Somehow it was always mine or the company’s fault?
    As Tom Segura would say “ some people suck”

  • cher vang
    cher vang 9 months ago +1

    As long as there is no consequences this will not stop. So sad!

  • he chit
    he chit 10 months ago +543

    "the world is a dangerous place not just because of the evil people, but the people that do nothing about it" Einstein

    • he chit
      he chit Month ago

      @Hello triple A bro!!!!

    • chris
      chris 10 months ago

      Exactly like the people that arent allowed gunz to protect them selves

    • ibberman
      ibberman 10 months ago

      Right on, like the guy eating a sandwich, it aint my stuff, so I dont care.

    • Cute and Funny Earthlings
      Cute and Funny Earthlings 10 months ago

      you can rob a shop in SF and you will not be stopped or get arrested by police if the value of goods don't exccend something like $900 in one robbing.

    • he chit
      he chit 10 months ago

      ​@Steve V na what it really is, is.........Biden, notice how ever since Trump left office America has really gotta quite "f**ked" up!!!! Because Trump was doing his job, keeping America on track ever since he left......^^^^

  • Kevin Russell
    Kevin Russell 7 months ago

    Hey, this is nothing new! 21 years ago I was out there with a rented motorhome and was warned to leave it at the ferry terminal north of the city because if I parked it anywhere in S.F. I'd return to find it stripped!

  • Fred Flinstone
    Fred Flinstone 6 months ago

    "It's gotten crazy out there..."
    Well if that is not an understatement for the last three years.

  • Paul Kent
    Paul Kent 9 months ago

    Makes me think of going on vacation there, with just a carry bag and a lot of old luggage filled with poop. The video show crime so brazen that a just four officers and a bait car could calm things down, ridiculous.

  • nowisthetime12
    nowisthetime12 2 months ago

    "a little easier on the rules and regulations here." Got that right. SF is the city where you can do what you want. You won't be prosecuted. One of those car breakers driving an Audi. Crime pays.

  • Lucas
    Lucas 10 months ago +370

    if even the hotel staff issues warnings to the tourists ...... who would want to go on vacation in such a place voluntarily ?!

    • oworld
      oworld 4 months ago

      @Cute and Funny Earthlings I'm not from SF but you're over exaggerating.

    • Pitts Tay S'tgūd
      Pitts Tay S'tgūd 9 months ago

      @marcd Youve obviously never been to rome.

    • Pitts Tay S'tgūd
      Pitts Tay S'tgūd 10 months ago

      @Don't New YorkMyFlorida Maybe you should drive more efficiently, eat less and stop tryna flex with your wardrobe.

    • Cute and Funny Earthlings
      Cute and Funny Earthlings 10 months ago

      you can rob a shop in SF and you will not be stopped or get arrested by police if the value of goods don't exccend something like $900 in one robbing.

    • Luke Ramirez
      Luke Ramirez 10 months ago

      Not me 🤣

  • Rebekah C
    Rebekah C 5 months ago

    I’m not trying to be sarcastic, we live on the East Coast and heard the crimes like theft, break ins, assault and other crimes are not punished as a serious crime and that is why so many smash and grabs are occurring. Is this true? Has California made it acceptable . I’m just wondering. Beautiful state I’m sure but makes me nervous to travel there. God Bless those that live there.

  • Rickyism
    Rickyism  9 months ago

    Funny how this is in my recommended feed. A coworker was in San Fran a month or so ago and his rental car window was smashed, and all his luggage was stolen within an hour of touching down in the city.

  • ivanhoe chaput
    ivanhoe chaput 9 months ago

    "Currently only about 2% of auto burglries in San Francisco result in an arrest, and we have prosecuted the overwhelming majority of those burglary cases...yes both of them!"

  • matt75hooper
    matt75hooper Month ago +1

    "The two black youths were last seen fleeing...."
    Just put that on a loop 24 hours a day.

  • JBG TRAVELS
    JBG TRAVELS 10 months ago +538

    I have always thought that we don’t have a criminal problem but a politician pandemics

    • Primal Critters
      Primal Critters 10 months ago +1

      @Law19157 I know. Exactly...

    • Law19157
      Law19157 10 months ago +1

      @Primal Critters It's pretty stupid too because those politicians advertised their policies and voters act like they didn't know the politicians were going to actually implement those radical policies. Freakin morons.

    • Insomnia4321
      Insomnia4321 10 months ago

      Nah we have a criminal problem to many little shits are allowed to do what they want without consequences

    • The Great Chain
      The Great Chain 10 months ago

      @Primal Critters RIGGED elections

    • keith mccracken
      keith mccracken 10 months ago

      @from Clark the Demonrats are just as bad. They are a little more sneaky.

  • Blu Halo
    Blu Halo 3 months ago

    I’ll never go to SF for the rest of my life. This reminds me of growing up watching war in the middle east every day. I’ll never go there either. I’m not alone in my thoughts. You’re devaluing the city and eventually people will look at it the way we look at Detroit.

  • C. L.
    C. L. 8 months ago

    Not even vacationing through Central America does this happen , smashing a car window in broad daylight and not a damned thing is done
    what a shame

  • Annie Lee
    Annie Lee 9 months ago

    We’re doing a good job scaring tourists away. Why would they stop if there’s hardly any consequences?!

  • David espinoza
    David espinoza 9 months ago

    I work in SF and I am scared every day that some idiot will try to break my car window.

  • Terri Backhaus
    Terri Backhaus 10 months ago +778

    As long as not more than $995 is taken, nothing is done, so why wouldn’t the criminals keep doing it?

    • Harry
      Harry Month ago

      My relatives yesterday lost serious$ frm credit card. 3 laptops nd a brand new phone nd lot of stuff. Cops r still like. Meh..move on bois

    • Umbra Deus
      Umbra Deus 8 months ago

      @Tracee` Blair well people are starting to fight back now...
      so thats good. just watched a video of a lady smashing her car into a carjackers car when they were trying to block her in and steal her shit.
      a week prior a carjacker was shot down by his would be victim.

    • Local_Brain_Error // Synaptic_Misfire_Detected
      Local_Brain_Error // Synaptic_Misfire_Detected 9 months ago

      No wonder why there is so much crime wtf kind of law is that lol

    • David Hill
      David Hill 9 months ago

      @Umbra Deus come to Florida :)

    • E Went Global
      E Went Global 9 months ago

      Lol doesn't work that way

  • Bob Powell
    Bob Powell 3 months ago

    We stopped visiting San Francisco about ten years ago. We used to go several times a year for Concerts and food and shopping.
    Then I remember it well we were getting Gas on Bayshore and my wife and I looked at one another and said “this isn’t fun anymore”.
    Junkies everywhere and Panhandlers and Homeless. The whole thing just felt like a subsonic vibration of dread.
    And I understand it’s FAR worse than it was ten years ago. It was fun for thirty years or so. My wife was raised in Oakland as a little girl.
    Her parents both came here fleeing Communism from China back in the day. Her Mom was interred on Angel Island as a little girl because of the
    Chinese Exclusion Act.

  • nismo510
    nismo510 9 months ago

    Shame on the "men" of San Francisco for letting their city be overrun. Embarrassing.

  • Gregory Zahn
    Gregory Zahn 9 months ago +2

    So, I'm assuming Residents are being told to Not OWN cars, right?

  • L N
    L N 6 months ago

    Before the pandemic I visited San Francisco for the first time. I either walked or took the bus. I got around just fine no complaints.

  • Ken Rik
    Ken Rik 10 months ago +845

    Better advice yet to tourists: Do not visit SF, unless you believe property crime is a right.

    • J.R. Garcia
      J.R. Garcia 10 months ago

      @Billy Hurst Whatever. I lived in rural Colorado and Tennessee for years and I'm aware of the great people that live in these areas. It's a shame that so many people out there think so badly of California, based on one city.

    • Billy Hurst
      Billy Hurst 10 months ago +2

      @J.R. Garcia How cute , those backwater townspeople have more heart n soul then youll ever know of , screw California and the smug pretentious people that ruined it.

    • Billy Hurst
      Billy Hurst 10 months ago +2

      @Maravilla Your right , the land is beautiful , the people ... not so much , the ones running it anyway. If the people voted them in then they deserve everything they asked for.

    • CVN65
      CVN65 10 months ago +2

      @Delainey Johnson It is awful what has happened to what used the be the shining jewel among all 50 states.

    • Delainey Johnson
      Delainey Johnson 10 months ago +4

      I live in CA and I won't even go into LA for school these days. In addition to 4.83 for gas...driving is absolutely absurd when I risk my life and property and pocketbook to go to places in my state.

  • Willy Fistergash
    Willy Fistergash 9 months ago

    I live about an hour away from San Francisco and it has become a dump. It is a dangerous place to go for anyone and I still going there about 6 years ago. Sad really.

  • Martin Flint
    Martin Flint 9 months ago

    You can tell by that worker that was standing there on the sidewalk that is his people doing that and the cops need to start patrolling and doing their job in San Francisco and there's a trolley sitting right there watching the whole thing too!!! San Francisco need to get deputy sheriff's constables and all other law enforcement officers to actually get out there and do the job that they're paid to do!!!

  • Robert Wheatley
    Robert Wheatley 6 months ago

    Went thru SF on the way back to LA from Tahoe a few years ago and the change from 20 years prior when last there was shocking. Absolutely could not believe how bad that place is. A once great city destroyed by democrats. Everything democrats touch turns to shiite..

  • Jonah Lang
    Jonah Lang 9 months ago

    love watching the tampa guy trying to come up with the right words to explain why crime is happening in sf

  • SparklePrizm
    SparklePrizm 10 months ago +716

    That’s just ridiculous they let this happen with little to no consequences.

    • ohroonoko
      ohroonoko 9 months ago

      And when they’re caught they’re released hours later on no bail. That means if they never appear in court, they don’t even lose their bail because they didn’t have bail to pay. SCOT FREE

    • Roth Myers
      Roth Myers 9 months ago

      Republicans/Democrats white collar street gangs that don’t give a crap about the poor, but it’s always easy to blame someone . Can anyone tell me since 1970 , when has crime been low/decreased or on a downward spiral or is that just internet talking points to promote your political ideology color. Theses comments , some of you act like your looking into the mind of criminals! Trump was in office 4yrs and crime was still bad . Obama 8 years and crime was still bad . Bush 8 years and crime was still bad . Clinton 8 years and crime was still bad! Your political ideology of what you really want America to be. Let me know when you have a life that makes a difference and not an opinion that doesn’t matter!!!

    • M D
      M D 9 months ago

      Love how the sheeple on both sides are turning this political. 'Lack of affordable education and opportunities' or 'This is the result of defund the police' all a bunch of hyperbolic talking points for anyone living in a protected bubble from reality.
      The truth is, regardless of who they vote for, most cops are lazy and operate under a restricted mental capacity on the job. Whether they're Dem or Rep, cops are lazy and self-serving. They are mentally trained to only follow orders and not deviate from that direction. They are trained to not think for themselves, and that the positive public perception and continuation of their department takes precedent above anything else.
      That's how you get to a state of policing that we're in now. Let's imagine that at least 75% of general population has told a little white lie or turned the other way at some point in our lives. Take that same 75%, and thru them badges and power. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
      Police don't wanna do anything about the break-ins, it creates a bad look politically for the current administration. Ushers in voters who will swing the pendulum towards the side of heavy-handed policing, no oversight, and increased department budgets. Most officers have authority complex. How dare people ask for accountability and expect officers to do a better job than the current below mediocrity level of standard that applies across this country. If it's not drug related, your local law enforcement agency doesn't care.
      If you can't draw a direct correlation between the behaviors of politicians and police officers, then you're among the blind masses that truly believe in our 'pillars of government' and the romanticized propaganda of how perfect Americans are from the founding of this country to today.

    • Dominique Xo
      Dominique Xo 9 months ago +1

      @Clay Rauch many people are not finding jobs lol

    • Dominique Xo
      Dominique Xo 9 months ago

      @EatSh!tRepeat very

  • FlipSide07
    FlipSide07 9 months ago +1

    Thank Gavin and Nancy, what a team…..go Blue 👌

  • Learner M
    Learner M 23 days ago

    When the criminals have more rights than their victims and the district attorney goes out of.his way to create a paradise for criminality this is what you end up with.

  • Pigumon
    Pigumon 9 months ago

    HAHAHAHAH recalling the DA? The CITY COUNCIL keeps making laws to make crime LEGAL in SF, what’s the DA supposed to do?

  • Otavio Fender Strat
    Otavio Fender Strat 7 months ago +2

    But in Orlando FL is the same .....they robbing your car in the Outlet parking, braking the windows and leave with all your shoppings.

  • Mike Oxlong
    Mike Oxlong 10 months ago +495

    I'm surprised you have tourists in San Francisco at this point.

    • Joh Rice
      Joh Rice 10 months ago

      @Sovereign Citizen LEO lol

    • Sovereign Citizen LEO
      Sovereign Citizen LEO 10 months ago

      @Joh Rice You don't need anyone's stuff, but you probably vote Democrat.

    • Joh Rice
      Joh Rice 10 months ago

      @Joy Joy Got'em.

    • Joh Rice
      Joh Rice 10 months ago

      @Nah Yep

    • Joh Rice
      Joh Rice 10 months ago

      @LS Oh hun, no one's sh!t is better than my sh!t. I don't need no one else's stuff.

  • RBG02005
    RBG02005 9 months ago

    A car break-in epidemic? I’ve never heard of such silliness in Tennessee lmao.

  • jgyuri
    jgyuri 5 months ago

    SFPD must be held accountable

  • Tygor
    Tygor 9 months ago

    This is what happens when you don't have a strict law. If this happened in Saudi Arabia, these thieves would end up losing both their hands.

  • C HMMWV
    C HMMWV 8 months ago +1

    2:19 SFPD did not respond. Yep, sounds about right. Good news is that nobody can have guns except for criminals. Good luck everyone!

  • Frog Bones
    Frog Bones 10 months ago +646

    Why anyone would want to visit San Francisco on holiday is beyond me.

    • Harry
      Harry Month ago

      Exactly what i said to smone who went there nd got robbed. Never visit piece of shit places

    • Emsnews Supkis
      Emsnews Supkis 5 months ago

      @Medium Rick Only very stupid people think there is no hideous problems in SF. My family came there back in 1849. We all left by 1980, crime was the impulse for moving.

    • Alex SOSA
      Alex SOSA 5 months ago

      Because it's hot and there's water And palm trees😂😂😂

    • Kitty Kat
      Kitty Kat 9 months ago

      Colombia is a lovely country nothing like the open sewer of San Francisco. As a visitor who has travelled for work to the States many times, I have never seen such filth and homeless as I have in American cities particularly on the West Coast. It speaks to what a decline that country is in.

    • Kitty Kat
      Kitty Kat 9 months ago +1

      Worked there briefly. It is a cesspit. The off their head logistical call this version of the Purge tolerance. Best part of stay was my flight back to London. Nightmarish place.

  • Bryanna Perez
    Bryanna Perez 9 days ago

    I literally am a resident of Oakland renting a car while mine gets fixed. It was broken into, got a new car and that one was also broken into. Horrible.

  • arkwill14
    arkwill14 9 months ago

    We visited SF last year and I saw more broken class from car break-ins than I have ever seen in any other city in my life. It was practically on _every_ street. Embarrassing.

    • CK H
      CK H 9 months ago

      Not embarrassing. It's democrat policy to support and encourage this. And the fools of ca voted for it.

  • Bigelow
    Bigelow 8 months ago

    They need to force a new law, car burglary automatic 5 years. home break ins automatic 15 years they'll teach their asses

  • Charlesinfinite
    Charlesinfinite 4 months ago

    I live in Minneapolis and this happens constantly. No one even calls the police. They won't even come.

  • Sherry
    Sherry 10 months ago +212

    As long as there are no consequences, there will be criminals…

    • nxxxl ooo
      nxxxl ooo 10 months ago

      @Bee They have that Law in Saudia Arabia and SA has one of the lowest crime rate in the whole world

    • Alfredo Dominguez
      Alfredo Dominguez 10 months ago +2

      Watch all these comments get erased.. no one wants the truth. Yet everyone wants there side heard... what is the problem there RUclips!!!? PLZ ELABORATE

    • Bee
      Bee 10 months ago +4

      They should cut off their hands

    • Dominique Xo
      Dominique Xo 10 months ago +4

      You can apply pressure on “consequences” and someone will find a easy way out.

  • Games That I Play
    Games That I Play 9 months ago

    To be fair, cities have always had vehicle burglaries... but it never seems like they're so brazen. It was always sneaky.

  • JefePanteraAzul
    JefePanteraAzul 9 months ago +1

    lol the worker is just watching. whoever filmed that should've been trying for a good license plate reading

  • Keith Noah
    Keith Noah 9 months ago

    There will be very few payouts, the assumption is this is organized crime, when in fact it is simply the result of not enforcing any laws so that crime pays.

  • M
    M 9 months ago

    Sounds like NY in late 80’s. You would leave a sign in your car saying, ‘ the car is unlocked and there is nothing in it’. Used to be 100% guarantee your car would get broken into

  • Peanut Dude Boiled Peanuts
    Peanut Dude Boiled Peanuts 10 months ago +186

    The fact that the worker is eating and watching the thieves, tells us all we need to know.

    • Nosymbol
      Nosymbol 4 months ago

      No one’s gonna help him when it happens to him. Could’ve at least filmed or called the cops. But to each their own 🤷🏻‍♀️

    • Patrice Crockett
      Patrice Crockett 5 months ago

      Exactly - 2 robbers against 1 man and he didn’t look like a spring chicken

    • Shade Draws - SinR Studios
      Shade Draws - SinR Studios 7 months ago

      @Innocent Nemesis Yeah, human beings aren't responsible for their own actions. It's the rich, hard-working, productive members of society. They're the problem! *forehead slap*

    • Quan 2x
      Quan 2x 10 months ago +1

      @yumeno He probably means that its so common that people are just not phased.

    • Tigger&Winnie
      Tigger&Winnie 10 months ago +1

      @Lana C can I come rob your house too? Whatcha got inside? 😂

  • Jonathan Ngo
    Jonathan Ngo 9 months ago +1

    I understand not wanting to crowd prisons in COVID times, but there has to be a line somewhere..

  • Vlad Rod
    Vlad Rod 9 months ago

    How u allow this to happen?!?! If this is allowed, then if someone was to break into my car I can bet $1.00 that I will slice them up or make them feel da heat. Even if it isn't my car.

  • susann Basta
    susann Basta 6 months ago

    Crime makes renting a car unsafe in SF. 💯.

  • Taylor North
    Taylor North 9 months ago

    last year someone broke into my car and stole my Nike shoulder bag which was worth $25.. smashed my windows to get it, lost my wallet as well. A couple weeks later I got an envelope in the mail with all my wallets cards etc (expect credit cards) with a note that said "take better care." smh

  • Ivan
    Ivan 10 months ago +330

    "Tourists Warned"
    "Residents told to deal with it"

    • jetdoctn
      jetdoctn 4 months ago

      @RevealtheReal No the real issue is lack of respect of right and wrong and the fact worthless pieces of flesh continue to get away with it. Pop a few of em and they'll get the messege.

    • RevealtheReal
      RevealtheReal 6 months ago +1

      The real issue is the over priced cost of living.

    • BlueStone Amps
      BlueStone Amps 9 months ago +1

      Crime happen because orange man bad

    • Aet AET
      Aet AET 9 months ago

      You voted for this trash to keep walking the streets. Change the laws and you will see a positive result. More criminals in jail instead of running around committing repeat crimes.

    • Back to "Normal"
      Back to "Normal" 9 months ago +1

      @CK H lol fk um! they get what they get! fk the blue states

  • Peachywink
    Peachywink 5 months ago

    I'm never ever ever visiting this state. I mean it just seems so difficult to visit.

  • RandomLifeHacks
    RandomLifeHacks 9 months ago

    Absolutely appalling.

  • TheJusticeTVshow
    TheJusticeTVshow 9 months ago

    This happens when there is no fear from the people do to being disarmed by where they live

  • Andie Trosper DeRoux
    Andie Trosper DeRoux 29 days ago

    As a professional photographer I never leave a camera not on my person. Never in a car. Never in a hotel room. Try and take it and pay the price.