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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City Council postpones mutual aid decision at special meeting

At its special meeting Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council heard input from community members regarding its contentious mutual aid pact but still made no decision regarding the approval of the pact. The meeting, which first dealt with discussion on the West Berkeley Project, did not get to the mutual
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