Berkeley Police Department
The Berkeley Police Officers Association is releasing an online citizen’s survey on the use of Tasers and would like the city to explore arming the police force with the devices.
An off-duty Berkeley police officer was stabbed several times and three others were injured in a brawl involving dozens of people outside a Burlingame bar on Saturday night, a police sergeant said.
Members of several community groups raised concerns Thursday about the way the Berkeley Police Department handled an incident with a mentally ill man who died in a struggle with officers two weeks ago.
A man died while in police custody on Tuesday night in Berkeley, police said.
Berkeley police officers conducting a search warrant in Richmond shot and killed two dogs Tuesday afternoon after one of the dogs bit an officer, Berkeley police said.
The wife and two sons of a 67-year-old man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills in February filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city Thursday, alleging that it was negligent in the way it handled the situation.
Authorities announced Friday that parking enforcement officers in Berkeley will soon join police in citing drivers who fraudulently use disabled placards to park in handicap spaces.
Berkeley’s police chief is the subject of criticism again following news that he ordered officers to work overtime in an effort to find his son’s cellphone.
Authorities say the Oakland man accused of using a ceramic pot to beat and kill a 67-year-old Berkeley man outside his home earlier this year has attacked and broken the jaw of a deputy.
The family of Peter Cukor claims that police failed to correctly prioritize his call before he was bludgeoned to death.