City Council approves Berkeley police state-funded traffic safety grant

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The $180,000 state-funded grant will support a variety of traffic safety-focused programs including DUI checkpoints and patrols, enforcement operations for drivers violating California’s hands-free cellphone law and collaborative enforcement efforts with neighboring agencies.

The Berkeley City Council approved a $180,000 state-funded grant for the Berkeley Police Department on Nov. 9 to bolster traffic safety efforts.
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