While Berkeley police address racial bias, community reflects on need for reform

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In February 2018, former Berkeley City Council candidate and activist Nanci Armstrong-Temple was restrained and arrested by Berkeley Police Department, or BPD, officers while helping to move a homeless encampment in front of Old City Hall — an act she referred to as “outside of the law and definitely outside of human decency.”
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New program to improve campus area crime analysis

UC Berkeley students will soon have the opportunity to analyze crime statistics and patterns in the campus area through a new program run jointly by the Berkeley Police Department and UCPD, which could be implemented as soon as October. The Berkeley City Council is expected to accept a $36,000 grant
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