San Francisco police keeping the heat on Tenderloin and SoMa drug dealers [SF Chronicle]
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Since October, 288 arrests were made by police under an ongoing surveillance operation designed to clean up downtown. Their arrests also count among the 600 drug dealing busts in the Tenderloin this year. While the ultimate goal is to drive the dealers away, given the revolving door at the Hall of Justice, the suspects often are back on the streets within days. The debate continues as to what to do to reduce crime in the streets and where the weaknesses are within the system. Read more via the SF Chronicle.