Report on Nov. 9 says campus must learn from past protests to improve policies

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Jesse Choper, UC Berkeley School of Law professor, speaks at the UCPD Police Review Board meeting, in which Nov. 9 police use of force was discussed.

UC Berkeley’s Police Review Board acknowledged in a report released Wednesday that the policies and procedures currently in place for dealing with protests are insufficient in ensuring the use of force by police can be avoided. The report, which was delayed several times over the course of the year, was
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Campus releases Police Review Board report on Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protests

UC Berkeley’s independent Police Review Board released an official report Wednesday on last year’s Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protests. The report outlines the board’s review of the Nov. 9 occurrences including the confrontations between protesters and UCPD officers and whether the day’s events align with normal campus protocol. In a
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