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Posted inCommunity, Crime, Crime & Safety

Community comes out for NAACP forum on alleged racial profiling by police

The father of Kayla Moore, who died in police custody last year, was one of many community members to attend a forum Saturday, May 10, about perceived racial profiling by the Berkeley Police Department. Photo: Emilie Raguso More than 100 community members turned out to the Berkeley Public Library over the weekend to share or hear stories […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

1 sent to hospital after broadside crash in Berkeley

One person required medical treatment after a car crash at Ashby and Telegraph avenues Wednesday morning. Photo: Dominick Palamenti One driver was sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after broadsiding another vehicle at Ashby and Telegraph avenues, authorities said. Police got a report of an overturned vehicle in the South Berkeley intersection shortly before 9:30 a.m. […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Update: 2 teens shot on Harmon Street in Berkeley

Image: Google Maps Update, March 25, 6:10 p.m. The Berkeley Police report that, contrary to earlier information, one of the shooting victims was not arrested by the Oakland Police Department. “No arrest was made after all, [it was] possibly an old warrant,” said Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats, via email. Update, March 25, 10:50 a.m. Berkeley […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, 2/27-3/5

Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Click the map for the full list. See the map key here. This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. […]