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Newest Police Review Commissioner Andrea Prichett hopes to hold police accountable

Andrea Prichett is a divisive figure. From her time protesting against South African apartheid in college to establishing the first all-volunteer community Copwatch organization, Prichett is no stranger to controversial issues. Now, as the newest member on Berkeley’s Police Review Commission, she is ready to take this opportunity to establish her strongest position: police accountability.
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Police Review Commission votes to recommend continuing agreement with government database to City Council

For several weeks, PRC has discussed the importance of NCRIC, a government database known to collect license plate information and suspicious action reports, or SARs, and how often BPD actually employs the database — both of which still remain unclear to PRC. PRC invited the American Civil Liberties Union to its Wednesday meeting to resolve any questions the commission still had before next week’s City Council meeting.
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