The City Council should adopt a measure that will give it and commissions oversight over the decision to acquire surveillance and spying equipment.
Opinion: The federalization of local police — and why the Urban Shield vote failed
Jesse Arreguín not only failed to lead the resistance, but actually reversed votes the council had made in December 2015 to pull out of Urban Shield.
Opinion: Urban Shield — A toxic intermingling of public health and safety with anti-terrorism and eternal war.
The sooner Berkeley rejects Urban Shield’s message by ending its participation, the sooner better training modalities which reflect our values will come into being.