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Peter Cukor

Family Of Deceased Berkeley Man Disputes Police Claims

The family of Peter Cukor claims that police failed to correctly prioritize his call before he was bludgeoned to death.

04/13/2012

Peter Cukor

Police Dispatch Audio Details Non-Response To Intruder In Fatal Berkeley Attack

Police dispatch tapes show officers didn’t immediately respond to a Berkeley man’s nonemergency call about an intruder before the homeowner was bludgeoned to death with a ceramic pot.

03/02/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police To Reduce Response To Burglar Alarms

A new policy has been put in place that will call for police to respond only if a break-in can be verified.

01/01/2012

Oakland Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd during a protest against the raid of the "Occupy Oakland" encampment on October 25, 2011. (CBS)

Auditor To Investigate Police Response At Occupy Oakland Protests

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has appointed an independent investigator to evaluate the police use of force in responding to Occupy demonstrations.

12/21/2011

Occupy Cal, UC Berkeley

Thousands Gather For Day Of Protests At Cal Campus

Dozens of students and faculty at the University of California, Berkeley gathered Tuesday for teach-ins at an outdoor plaza as part of a campus strike to protest tuition hikes and budget cuts.

11/15/2011

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

Cash-Strapped San Jose Police Won’t Respond To Low-Priority Calls

As a result of police officer layoffs, anonymous noise complaints, burglar alarms and non-injury car crashes will now fall under the category of ‘non-response.’

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/16/2011

Activists Allege Police Used Excessive Force

Oakland, Calif. (KCBS/BCN) Community activists and National Lawyers Guild members are alleging that the Oakland Police Department and other agencies used excessive force in responding to the protest after the verdict in the trial of […]

07/14/2010