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Posted inOpinion

Opinion: City Council should place charter amendment for a new Berkeley police commission on ballot

Civilian oversight of the police is an emerging best practice. Enlightened police leaders understand that independent oversight is a critical part of fair and impartial policing.

Posted inOpinion

Opinion: Berkeley residents should have the chance to vote on strengthened civilian oversight of police

The proposal is a compromise between those who advocated for an even stronger body similar to the one in Oakland and those who felt there was little need for change to the PRC.