Gang Injunctions

Since the end of 2006, City Attorney Dennis Herrera has obtained four civil injunctions against seven violent street gangs that had been plaguing San Francisco neighborhoods with their criminal and nuisance conduct. Each injunction covers one of four geographic areas. The following gangs were named in the injunctions issued by the San Francisco Superior Court: The Bayview/Hunters Point-based Oakdale Mob The Mission-based Norteño gang The Visitacion Valley-based Down Below Gangsters The Visitacion Valley-based Towerside gang The Western Addition-based Chopper City gang The Western Addition-based Eddy Rock gang The Western Addition-based Knock Out Posse gang The injunctions were not envisioned …