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Occupy the Berkeley Police Review Commission
Date Wednesday March 14
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
South Berkeley Senior Center
2939 Ellis Street, corner of Ashby
Event Type Meeting
Berkeley police chief Meehan lied at a recent community meeting, claiming that an FTP march was headed to take over the UC Berkeley police station. This tall-tale was his excuse for not having police respond to a call for aid, resulting in the death of a Berkeley citizen.

After the community conference, the police chief was unhappy with a late-night news story regarding the meeting. A sergeant was sent to the reporter's home, with a list of changes for the reporter to implement.

There are now calls for the resignation of police chief Meehan for playing politics with public safety and for intimidating the press.

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Mar 14th, 2012 12:31 AM