For Immediate Release
Date: June 02, 2020 8:00 AM
San Rafael Police Take Proactive Measures to Protect Possible Gathering and Terra Linda Businesses
San Rafael, CA – On Monday, June 1st, 2020, the San Rafael Police Department took measures to ensure the safety and security of a potential gathering and Terra Linda businesses at the Northgate Shopping Centers and Mall.
On the evening of 06/01/20, SRPD received information through a social media post that there was a gathering scheduled at the Northgate Mall at 9:00 PM.
To ensure a safe and peaceful gathering location while also preventing any potential violence and looting, police officers were deployed to the Northgate 1 and 3 Shopping Centers and Northgate Mall. Several streets and driveways in and around the Northgate area were closed to vehicle traffic.
Officers remained in the area for several hours. By 11:30 PM, there had been no gathering and the areas around the Northgate Shopping Centers were reopened.
The San Rafael Police Department is committed to the protection and safety of peaceful protests and those exercising their first amendment rights while also taking steps to ensure that our community and businesses are safe from those who have the intent to cause harm and destruction.
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Posted: June 02, 2020 8:12 PDT by Sergeant Justin Graham #494