October 26, 2019

The UC administration enabled and was complicit in this cop's abuse of disabled and homeless people. They let him retire. Will he just take his violent and abusive practices to another community?

Read the Oakland Reporter article by Scott Morris: https://www.oaklandrepo...

July 11, 2019

Last night, Berkeley City Council heard from a psychiatrist and various mental health care providers that the use of the "hooding" techniques can compound the impacts of trauma. Police really had no experts, no research and no real justification for making detainees we...

July 9, 2019

Berkeley needs to stop their police from "hooding" people who are mentally ill or have mental health disabilities. It is traumatizing and wrong!

Speak out on Tuesday, July 9th at 6pm at 1231 Addison Street. Please testify to support a ban on spit hoods at the Berkeley C...

May 23, 2019

After 16 minutes of conversation, UCPD Officer Aranas finally decides that instead of using some legal pretense, he simply attacks a woman and a disabled man. Bizarre and sadistic, Aranas handcuffs the man whose prosthetic leg has come off and forces him to "hop" at le...

May 15, 2019

UCPD #76 Sean Aranas DOES IT AGAIN! Unprovoked violence and unnecessary force. This cop does constant harm to our community and people. FIRE AND PROSECUTE this cop! Please share your Aranas stories. We are gathering them and will make a people's indictment!

Watch the Fa...

May 12, 2019

Stoking racist fears is irresponsible. Berkeleyside was wrong to publish unconfirmed reports = rumors... With a police department that is so militarized and immune to reform, it is very dangerous to amplify unconfirmed reports that "someone thought they saw a gun" in t...

May 10, 2019

"Resignation from Police Review Commission" by Andrea Prichett, published in Berkeley Daily Planet

Dear Councilmember Davila and Members of the Police Review Commission,

While I am grateful for having had the opportunity to serve my community and to influence police poli...

May 3, 2019

Hey Berkeley Police! Just when we thought our town didn't have enough money to provide services to homeless, disabled people, the police prove that, for them, there are no limits. New trucks and toys! The PRC had no idea that these trucks were on their way. New toys an...

April 17, 2019

Repost from Peter Parker: The BPD and the City have begun their cruel policy of forcing homeless people to take down their tents and "keep moving" during the day. Then they can set up the tents for a few hours then start all over again. Here There has been a model of w...

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