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A man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing after making himself at home at a residence in the Elmwood, having a shower and taking the owner’s Tesla shopping, BPD has said.
The long-time councilman made a playful announcement Thursday.
Police are responding to northwest Berkeley for a report of an armed robbery, authorities have confirmed.
Many Berkeley families will be affected or sad to learn of the demise of the K-8 school in El Cerrito that was founded in 1979.
Edibles made with small doses of THC allow for more manageable and reliable results.
Amer Sinan Alhaggagi admitted he opened Twitter and Facebook accounts for people connected to ISIS. The FBI said he also had plans to set bombs throughout the Bay Area.
A fight broke out Wednesday in the Southside neighborhood between skateboarders and local residents, sending one person to the hospital, police said.
Pulling out of Urban Shield will mean a loss of highly trained, experienced and dedicated officers and the city’s future ability to properly respond to disaster events.
Berkeley may decide to prohibit our Special Response Team from participating in Urban Shield trainings at a special Council meeting on July 23. Doing so would be a mistake.
If Berkeley withdraws, SWAT teams won’t practice de-escalation training, first responders will be in harm’s way and people of color will see worse outcomes .
A veteran Berkeley firefighter says training for disasters is the best way for first responders to be prepared. Urban Shield provides that training.
As a police review commissioner, I observed the Urban Shield exercises last September. They provide critical training for first responders that Berkeley needs.
Urban Shield is about training first responders for rare events, like a terrorist attack. It lasts 48 hours, so it will not make police officers “racist.” The training is valuable.