San Francisco considers forming Asian hate crimes task force

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Police Chief Bill Scott. (Photo: Han Li)

Amid the pandemic, a rising trend of news coverage and social media reports of attacks against Asian Americans across the U.S. exposes an unprecedented public safety concern in the victimized community.

San Francisco, a city with more than one-third of its population are of Asian descent, is considering forming an anti-Asian hate crimes task force to tackle the…