Berkeley Mayor Arreguín Proposes Budget That Slashes $10 Million From Police DepartmentBerkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín announced a budget proposal Monday that would take nearly $10 million dollars, or 12 percent, out of the Berkeley Police Department budget.
Report: Berkeley 911 Communications Center Is Understaffed, OverworkedIt is taking longer for Berkeley dispatchers to answer 911 calls because the communications center doesn't have enough of them, according to the Berkeley city auditor.
Berkeley To Reconsider Use Of Spit Hoods During Police ArrestsThe practice of putting mesh-like coverings, or 'spit hoods' over detainees heads during police arrests is under review in Berkeley.
Homeless Woman Accused Of Attacks On Berkeley Police Officer, 2 OthersA homeless woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and battery on a police officer for allegedly striking two strangers in the head with a large stick and throwing a tree branch at a police officer in downtown Berkeley.
Berkeley Urban Shield Protesters Claim Police Used Excessive ForceSeven people who say they were injured by Berkeley police during a protest at the close of a City Council meeting in June filed an administrative claim against the city Thursday.
Berkeley Police Defend Approach After Pro-Trump Rally Turns ViolentPolice in Berkeley are defending their actions after a pro-President Donald Trump rally turned violent and officers appeared to take a hands-off approach.
Berkeley Man Accused Of Attacking 4 Officers While Resisting ArrestA Berkeley man is in custody on suspicion of brandishing a knife, violently resisting arrest, possessing a concealed knife and a probation violation for a scuffle outside a West Berkeley grocery store on Tuesday that left four officers injured, police said.
Berkeley PD To Change Policies After Wrongful Death SettlementThe wife and two sons of a man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills last year have reached a resolution of their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.
Man Shot To Death On Berkeley StreetBerkeley police were investigating the shooting death of a man in South Berkeley Wednesday night.
Berkeley’s Police Officers Association Makes Push To Arm Cops With TasersThe 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.
Off-Duty Berkeley Cop Repeatedly Stabbed During Burlingame BrawlAn 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.
Berkeley Citizens Rights Groups Demand Answers In Death Of Mentally Ill SuspectMembers 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.
Man Dies While In Berkeley Police CustodyA man died while in police custody on Tuesday night in Berkeley, police said.
Officers Serving Warrant Attacked By 2 Dogs In RichmondBerkeley 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.
Family Of Murdered Berkeley Man Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit 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.