‘Hold their feet to the fire’: Berkeley residents rally for policing alternative

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More than 100 Berkeley community members gathered for a rally organized by Berkeley Copwatch. During the event, organizers introduced a five-point list of demands for Berkeley City Council pushing for alternatives to certain policing methods.

“We who believe in freedom cannot rest.” The words rang out as a chorus of more than 100 community members gathered on the birthday of a Black transgender woman who died in police custody in Berkeley eight years ago.
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