Two San Francisco supervisors plan to introduce legislation Tuesday that would force the city’s Police Department to rework its approach to deploying foot patrols to prevent crime and foster better relationships with communities.

Supervisors Matt Haney and Shamann Walton are pushing an ordinance that seeks to create new “neighborhood safety units” in each of the city’s 10 district stations, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

The new units would oversee foot patrols in high-crime, busy areas while prioritizing “community-based” police work, which seeks to enhance trust between officers and the public through familiarity.

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