Fright in shining armor

CAMPUS ISSUES: UCPD is seeking funding for an armored vehicle. We consider this to be an unnecessary tool that sends the wrong message.

UC Berkeley: home of the Free Speech Movement, the Campanile, elite academics and athletics — and an armored vehicle? The Berkeley Police Department, Albany Police Department and UCPD recently combined forces to acquire funding for an armored vehicle — a bad idea with potentially detrimental effects.
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Local police agencies seek to share armored vehicle

UCPD, Berkeley Police Department and Albany Police Department recently decided to partner to seek funding for an armored vehicle despite opposition from community members who fear it will be used to suppress protests. The proposal for the armored vehicle, known as the East Bay Tactical Intervention Vehicle, has not yet
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