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.
There is no early indication of foul play, but police are investigating.
A council majority approved a slightly revised version of the mayor’s proposal on arrest information at the end of Tuesday night’s meeting.
Neither UC Berkeley nor city of Berkeley officials could have withheld police protection from Kiara Robles because of her political beliefs or sexuality, the judge ruled.
Two council members and the mayor are asking the city to limit the amount and type of arrest information released to the public. First Amendment experts say it's a slippery slope.
The man is recovering from moderate injuries this week after a driver struck him in a crosswalk on Telegraph Avenue on Saturday night, police report.
A pedestrian in his mid-60s was taken to the hospital with severe injuries after a crash just north of the UC Berkeley campus Tuesday evening, authorities report.
Three people sustained serious injuries in a crash in downtown Berkeley on Wednesday that appears to have been the result of a medical emergency, authorities report.
A Berkeley man who was struck by a car while crossing The Alameda on Friday night died several hours later at Highland Hospital, authorities report.
A Berkeley City Council proposal to put a police oversight charter amendment on the November ballot has run out of time to be considered this fall.
The Berkeley City Council voted 5-4 Monday night to let the city's first responders, including police, join in this year's Urban Shield exercise.