Statement from Berkeley Police Association regarding the death of George Floyd
Friday, 29 May 2020
Berkeley (CA) The Board of Directors of the Berkeley Police Association issued the following statement regarding the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis MN:
“The Association is shocked and demoralized by the videos we have seen of the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police officers. The actions of the officers involved run counter to how we are trained and the standards to which we strive. Protecting life is our most sacred duty. We look forward to an honest and transpa...
How To Keep Our Community Safe From The Coronavirus
Friday, 10 April 2020
Here are some preventative methods and information via the World Health Organization that can help keep our community informed and safe while we all face new challenges during the current Coronavirus outbreak. Help Share these tips with our community so that we can all help #FlattenTheCurve! Source: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public
39th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. Canceled Due to COVID-19
Friday, 10 April 2020
It is with great regret that, for the first time in the event's history, the 39th Annual National Peace officers' Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Teams are consulting with the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) and other groups to develop a fitting tribute to honor the families of the fallen for the 2019 calendar year and will develop a plan to move forward after this crisis subsides to honor the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes in the...
Simple Crime Prevention:
Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life:
-Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone.
-Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are no...