The head of the San Francisco police union claims a homeless man’s attack on police officer shows that even cops aren’t safe on that city’s streets.
Tony Montoya, president of the San Francisco Police Officers Association, said severe staffing shortages and a “criminal-first agenda” by District Attorney Chesa Boudin is making patrol duties for the city’s cops unsafe following Friday’s attack in Chinatown on an officer of Asian descent.
“I’m very concerned,” Montoya told Fox News. “If it’s not safe for the police officers right now, what should the general public feel?”
Surveillance video released Sunday by the union shows a homeless man later identified as Gerardo Contreras, 33, wrestling an officer of Asian descent to the ground as she was trying to detain him. A group of bystanders then rushed in to save the female officer as she was struggling with Contreras on the ground, the clip shows.
Several other officers then responded to the scene and took