Berkeley City Council Places Moratorium On Some Police Tactics Against Peaceful ProtestersThe Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.
Man Dies While In Berkeley Police CustodyA man died while in police custody on Tuesday night in Berkeley, police said.
Berkeley Police Chief Defends Overtime To Track Son’s Stolen iPhoneBerkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan insisted a recent search for his son's stolen iPhone should not be seen as an example of preferential treatment.
Berkeley Chief In Spotlight Again After Overtime Search For Son's CellphoneBerkeley’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.
Berkeley Police Chief Still Facing Criticism Over Hills MurderQuestions continue to follow Berkeley’s police chief in the wake of a homicide in the Berkeley Hills, and the chief expects some changes to be made once a thorough investigation is completed.
Police Union Calls For Investigation of Berkeley Chief’s ActionsThe Berkeley Police Association is calling for a formal investigation into Police Chief Michael Meehan for ordering a sergeant to make a late night visit to a reporter's house to change a news story.
Berkeley Chief's Message To Reporter Upsets Police UnionBerkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan has been apologizing for ordering his department’s spokeswoman to go to a Bay Area News Group reporter’s home to request changes to an article.
Berkeley Police Chief Under Fire For Sending Officer To Reporter's HomeBerkeley’s police chief has come under fire after he sent an officer to a newspaper reporter’s home in the middle of the night to demand changes to a story.