What Berkeley police can (and can’t) use during protests

Protesters yell at each other in alt-right rally April 15 at Civic Center Park, while police stand between the groups.
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Protesters yell at each other in alt-right rally April 15 at Civic Center Park, while police stand between the groups.

In light of the Ben Shapiro event Sept. 14 and Milo Yiannopoulos’s “Free Speech Week,” from Sept. 24-27, there has been discussion about what Berkeley Police Department can use at protests. Here is a list of the equipment police officers are able to use in crowd control situations.
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