July 27, 2018

This short video by Samar Habib uses the footage Andrea Prichett of Copwatch took of the people who were forced out of the 2nd Street encampment. It is amazing that the city allowed things to get so bad.

View the video: https://vimeo.com/user74396479/review/278258064/a8...

February 2, 2018

There needs to be an investigation of the officers involved. There is NO need to choke a man in order to arrest him. There was no need to take him to the ground like that. With a forearm on his neck like that, we could have had our own Eric Garner moment. Outrageous!


January 31, 2018

While we’re talking about the right to watch…

On 1-12-18 there was a fatal collision at Channing and Fulton Streets. BPD put up "Do not cross" tape for blocks around. Media and members of the press were prohibited from getting close enough to witness or observe the actu...

January 25, 2018

On 1-20-18 Andrea witnessed an incident where BPD detained a man and handcuffed him on Shattuck Ave. When he complained of nausea, Berkeley Fire Department was called.

BFD Captain Sullivan threatened to have BPD “escort” Andrea from the scene to prevent her from watchin...

January 18, 2017

TODAY. Come out for First they came for the homeless' 24-hour vigil for the homeless people who have died in our streets this year. The vigil comes after reports that a homeless woman's body was found near Berkeley High on Saturday. The woman's name has not yet been re...

November 8, 2016

On the morning of Friday, November 4, 2016, Berkeley Police raid the homeless encampment protest on Adeline and Fairview. Four are arrested, including Nanci Armstrong-Temple and Barbara Brust. Footage taken by Berkeley Copwatch.

At the beginning of the footage, Barbara...

August 5, 2016

Check out our August Newsletter to see what Copwatch is up to this month. And what YOU can be up to also:

~ Upcoming Events
~ Endorse the Justice 4 Kayla Moore demands!
~ Take our free Copwatch class this fall! Open to the public

Click to view the August Newsletter.

July 9, 2016

Thanks to everyone who copwatched and participated in the freeway shutdown last night. Thanks to APTP, the radical clergy, Frisco 500 and all who put together the protest. It was so important to have a place to go to express our outrage and resolve to change this syste...

July 4, 2016

This is Berkeley Police HARASSING homeless people in Berkeley and denying them First Amendment protections.

July 2, 2016

Copwatch's July Newsletter is out!

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