Family Of Deceased Berkeley Man Disputes Police ClaimsThe family of Peter Cukor claims that police failed to correctly prioritize his call before he was bludgeoned to death.
Police Dispatch Audio Details Non-Response To Intruder In Fatal Berkeley AttackPolice 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.
San Jose Police To Reduce Response To Burglar AlarmsA new policy has been put in place that will call for police to respond only if a break-in can be verified.
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.
Thousands Gather For Day Of Protests At Cal CampusDozens 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.
Cash-Strapped San Jose Police Won't Respond To Low-Priority CallsAs 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.’
Activists Allege Police Used Excessive Force