UCPD Chief Margo Bennett plans to retire, Black Student Union looks forward

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Following two decades of service, UCPD Chief Margo Bennett will retire in June 2022. Campus’s Black Student Union noted the changes and practices it hopes to see implemented within UCPD moving forward, such as increasing transparency and working more closely with the IAB.

After two decades of service, UCPD Chief Margo Bennett will trade in her uniform for retirement in June 2022.
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Illustration of a protest against police funding

Keep calm and defund Berkeley police

Come June 29, your chance to act will be gone. So, which is it? Will Berkeley fund the police with 33% of our budget, leaving only 3% for community agencies? Or are we going to do something about it?
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