Berkeley City Council moves forward with plan on reimagining public safety

Photo of a city council meeting
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Berkeley City Council approved the reimagining public safety plan as an omnibus package in July. The package includes proposals to reroute certain emergency calls to preferred nonpolice entities, among other elements.

Berkeley City Council received an update on the ongoing process of reimagining public safety and approved a consulting firm to begin the design of a crisis response unit during its regular Tuesday meeting.
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