BPD Chief Andrew Greenwood told Berkeleyside the department is continuing to investigate and will release a critical incident video to comply with Assembly Bill 748.
Residents found the bullet on the ground after it pierced their front door and struck their child’s toy.
A man with a gunshot wound to the head has been transported to the hospital, according to the police.
The incident happened at the CVS pharmacy in North Shattuck around 9:18 p.m. Thursday. No one is believed to have been injured by the gunfire.
A 26-year-old Oakland man was wounded Wednesday night during a shooting in South Berkeley, authorities report. There have been at least nine gunfire incidents in Berkeley in 2020.
Berkeley police arrested three people Tuesday evening after an armed robbery at the Dollar Tree on San Pablo Avenue, authorities report.
Berkeley police are trying to identify at least five people who covered the front of the station with graffiti last week during a “defund the police” protest.
Berkeley police detectives arrested 27-year-old Will Watson in Lake County, BPD said, and found him with two handguns, a silencer and multiple extended magazines for holding extra ammunition.
The cyclist who reportedly struck a female pedestrian waiting at a Berkeley stoplight earlier this month, causing serious injuries to himself and the woman, may not ever recover from the crash, authorities said Tuesday.
As of Monday, the cyclist and pedestrian — a 60-year-old Berkeley woman — were still in the ICU, BPD said.
A teenage boy led the CHP on a chase from Richmond to Berkeley that reached 125 mph early Friday morning, authorities report.
Nobody was injured, but the driver was taken to a hospital to get checked out, Berkeley police said.
Police arrested two men outside the 7-Eleven in Southside Berkeley after hearing gunfire there Sunday night, authorities report.
The city of Berkeley has announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in the murder of 19-year-old Cal student Seth Smith on Monday night.
The young man found on Dwight Way late Monday night with a fatal gunshot wound to the head has been identified as a 19-year-old student who was set to begin his third year at UC Berkeley.
Berkeley police investigated the sound of gunfire late Tuesday night and found evidence of a shooting but no victims, authorities report.
It took 14 months for authorities to release their investigation into how Michael Hermon died from injuries he sustained during a fight at Santa Rita Jail in 2019. The Gulf War veteran had been one day shy of freedom.
A man who drove head-on at high speed into a vehicle in Berkeley in 2018, fatally wounding a 91-year-old woman and reportedly leaving her daughter with permanent injuries, is set to appear in criminal court Tuesday.
A man police say drove into a pole in South Berkeley on Tuesday morning died a short time later from his injuries, authorities report. Police have not determined the cause of the crash.
The fire was an act of terror, said Pastor Michael McBride, who leads the 48-year-old Way Christian Church. He questioned the “timid” response to the incident from Berkeley’s leaders.
After containing the fire, firefighters continued to put out “hot spots” for about 1.5 hours.
Several roads and parking lots commonly used as viewpoints will be closed this year, UC Police reported.
Berkeley’s Police Review Commission sustained just two allegations of misconduct in 2018, and one was later overturned on appeal, according to the PRC’s annual report.
Violent crime was down in Berkeley in 2018 for the first time in recent years, Berkeley police reported Tuesday night, and property crime was down, too.
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.
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 was asleep in her bed Friday woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger looming over her, authorities report. The alleged intruder was charged Monday with sexually motivated burglary.
The rapes took place less than 1 mile apart in South Berkeley. Neither woman knew the man who attacked her.
A 30-year-old Berkeley man was charged Monday with felony sex crimes against children after Berkeley detectives arrested him at his home Friday night, according to police and court papers.
The man who oversees maintenance at the Tilden Golf Course was arrested there after a child pornography investigation, authorities report.
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Police said the man was able to narrowly avoid being hit by the train due to his “quick actions.”
A man police say stabbed another man in the abdomen Sunday morning after a fight in a homeless shelter dining room is now in custody at Berkeley Jail, authorities say.
Four men identified by authorities as gang members from Contra Costa County are set to appear in court this week after being charged with a violent attack on a UC Berkeley student in a Telegraph Avenue pizza shop.
The Berkeley City Council shifted more than $9 million out of the police department budget Tuesday night to help pay for a range of reforms called for by community members and city officials alike in recent weeks.
Members of the community can hear from, and talk to, City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley, Police Chief Andrew Greenwood and Health Officer Dr. Lisa Hernandez.
A noisy, upbeat convoy of East Bay fire trucks, police cruisers and more, with many vintage rides, took in five local hospitals.
Construction crews, people in parks, businesses and local churches: There have been nearly 200 shelter-in-place violations reported in the city of Berkeley since March 18.
If adopted, a new proposal would make it harder to order curfews in relation to protests, as was done in May.
Berkeley officials voted early Friday morning to adopt an updated use-of-force policy for police that will expand what types of force officers track and report, and how they make this information available to the public.
The city will work to create a new transportation department with a “racial justice lens” and a Specialized Care Unit staffed by a “network of crisis responders” to respond to non-criminal calls, among other changes.