The Police Review Commission sustained no findings of misconduct across 22 complaints against Berkeley police officers in 2017, according to the latest report from the PRC.
Berkeley police arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting on Milvia Street in July that sent two teenagers to the hospital, according to court papers.
Crime reports in Berkeley fell by double-digit percentages in the first half of 2018, with fewer robberies, rapes, aggravated assaults and property crimes than in the first half of 2017, authorities reported.
A woman who struck two strangers in the head with a large stick and threw a tree branch at an officer — possibly causing a concussion — was arrested Thursday in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
Following a daylight shooting in August, the City Council agreed to install surveillance cameras in the south Berkeley park.
A man wrapped in Christmas lights and covered in feces was detained by police in downtown Berkeley and taken for a psychiatric evaluation on Wednesday afternoon, authorities report.
Police arrested a Berkeley High alum Friday after finding him during the BHS lunch period with a significant stash of drugs and more than $1,000 in cash, according to authorities.
A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.
An officer on patrol arrested four men and a teenage boy near the UC Berkeley campus earlier this week after recognizing their vehicle from a recent robbery series involving knives and a gun, authorities report.