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ELECTION 2022: Full coverage | BERKELEY POLICE: Leaked text messages

Posted inCommunity

Coroner releases autopsy results on balcony victims; first responders sought help for shock, stress

An injured person is placed into an ambulance at the scene of Tuesday’s balcony collapse. First responders later sought help for shock and stress. Photo: David Yee An injured person is placed into an ambulance at the scene of Tuesday’s balcony collapse. First responders later sought help for shock and stress. Photo: David Yee The […]

Posted inCity, Community, Crime & Safety

Mental health calls #1 drain on Berkeley police resources

Thirty-five percent of calls to the Berkeley Police Department are for people who are having a mental health crisis. Here, police officers restrained a man who was later taken for a mental health evaluation as two mental health workers (left), try to calm him down. Photo: Emilie Raguso Responding to people with mental health issues […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

Berkeley police officers honored for distinguished service

Officer Darrin Rafferty pins a distinguished service medal on Officer Susan Lee at the Berkeley Police Association Awards ceremony on May 3, 21012. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley Police Association honored seven Berkeley police officers for their outstanding service to the community in an awards ceremony on May 3 at Freight & Salvage. The officers […]