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 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...

April 15, 2019

Berkeley Copwatch demands that counselors, and not cops, should be responding to mental health emergencies. Come and let your voice be heard at the Berkeley Police Review Commission meeting on April 24, 7PM, at the South Berkeley Senior Center. The Chief of Police or a...

March 27, 2019

From Defund OPD:

Where are Oakland's priorities? OUSD teachers took to the streets and resorted to a strike to be heard by the district.

What will it take for City Council to invest in programs for the community rather than funnel more funds into the already inflated $28...

December 27, 2018

Police are not caregivers. They should not be first responders to mental health calls. Period. They are not trained for it. Their idea of deescalation is when you dont shoot them with live ammunition.

Read the East Bay Express piece: https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakla...

October 1, 2018

Watch in this video as Chief Greenwood answer questions about the BPD secret surveillance of residents (around 30:00 minutes in) for the past few "decades". He continues with discussion of doxxing, antifa and BPD efforts. Apparently Ben Bartlett just happened to be the...

September 30, 2018

Video from the September 26 PRC meeting shows Berkeley Police admitting they have been SECRETLY RECORDING citizens for decades without any policy. WTF!!!! Check out 24 minutes in and see Lt. Files explain that "there are no General Orders because we don't need them!"

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