March 5, 2012

UC Berkeley Police will hold a meeting tomorrow at 6:45pm at 60 Barrows Hall as part of the investigation into the Occupy Cal protests. For more information:

November 21, 2011

Photo:Brian Nguyen/The Aggie.

By Xeni Jardin at 1:58 am Sunday, Nov 20, 2011 for Boing Boing:

22-year-old UC Davis student W. (name withheld by request) was one of the students pepper-sprayed at point-blank range Friday by Lt. John Pike while seated on the ground, arms l...

November 20, 2011

By Bob Ostertag in The Huffington Post

November 19, 2011

Yesterday, police at UC Davis attacked seated students with a chemical gas.

I teach at UC Davis and I personally know many of the students who were the victims of this brutal and unprovoked assault. They are top stu...

November 19, 2011

“In light of campus police violence against protesters, University of California, Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau faces lawsuits, a letter from over 1,700 instructors expressing “No Confidence,” and a City Council cutting off support. In response, Birgeneau an...

November 19, 2011

By Joshua Holland for Alternet

November 18, 2011

In this video, a group of college students are huddled on the ground in a defensive position at UC Davis on November 18. An officer, later identified as UC police Lt. John Pike, then casually douses them with a chemical ag...

November 12, 2011

The unarmed ‘Occupy Cal’ protesters were ousted fromtheir encampment late Wednesday, but regrouped for amass rally and sit-in

by Conor Friedersdorf

The Atlantic

November 10, 2011

November 11, 2011


Occupy UC Berkeley was given terms from the UC which severely restricted the student’s rights to assembly and free speech. Occupy UC was also met with police abuses, including searching and demanding ID from people at random, as well as physical violence on pro...

March 26, 2011

News on last Wednesday’s Police Review Commission meeting, where Berkeley Copwatch members, including Andrea and Russ, spoke to issues of concern.

From Ali Winston at The Informant

March 23, 2011

Ali Winston for The Informant:

March 23, 2011

“Yesterday’s clash at Pacific steel is the most recent of several crowd control incidents over the past year where Berkeley Police officers have used nonlethal force on protesters. Most of these incidents have stemmed from de...

March 15, 2011

The student protests of March 3rd 2011 in support of education were inspiring and absolutely necessary. However, as UCB alum and long time residents of Berkeley,we are troubled by the massive and disproportionate police mobilization that we saw in front of Wheeler Hall...

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