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Copwatch training teaches police-observation tactics

Berkeley Copwatch, an activist group dedicated to monitoring police and protecting citizens, hosted a “Know Your Rights” training event on July 7. Led by longtime Copwatch member Andrea Pritchett and UC Berkeley fifth-year senior Marcel Jones, the training addressed appropriate police-filming tactics and the rights of citizens when confronted by
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Berkeley Copwatch alleges police misconduct in death of Kayla Moore

In its report, Berkeley Copwatch highlighted allegations of police misconduct and a dearth of mental crisis services that they said influenced the death of Moore, who had a history of mental health issues. About 50 people, in addition to six commissioners and four Berkeley police officers, attended the meeting.
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