- Feb 23
Textgate Investigation: Gross racial disparities in BPD arrest demographics
In November of 2022, in the wake of the Textgate scandal, Berkeley Copwatch members submitted a number of Public Records Access requests...
- Feb 2
Our Statement about the Murder of Tyre Nichols
The murder of Tyre Nichols proves yet again, that policing in America is about the Blue agenda and can be carried out by anyone who wears...
- Jan 12
BPD Makes Little Progress After Overtime Audit
In March 2022, the Berkeley City Auditor published an audit of the Berkeley Police Department’s use of overtime, but BPD has not made...
- Jan 7
Berkeley's Specialized Care Unit was designed to be an alternative to Police, Let's keep it that way
This piece was originally published in the January 2023 issue of Street Spirit and can be read online there.
- Dec 6, 2022
Leaked Texts Reveal Racism, Anti-Homelessness in BPD
This piece was originally published in the December 2022 issue of Street Spirit and can be read online there. Support your local Street...
- Nov 14, 2022
BPD Scandal: Whistleblower reveals racism, anti-homeless sentiment, overtime abuse and arrest quotas
We have recently been made aware of a number of illegal and unsavory activities within the Berkeley Police Department’s Downtown Task...
- Nov 10, 2022
Berkeley Vehicle Dwellers Win Settlement in Court
Despite the wins in the settlement, plaintiffs have yet to receive their vehicle repair and registration stipends.