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Berkeley City Council To Consider Proposal That Would Take Traffic Stops Away From Police

NBC Bay Area-


Berkeley city leaders on Tuesday will consider a proposal that would remove traffic stops from the Police Department’s jurisdiction, making it one of the first U.S. cities to do so.

The Berkeley City Council will take up the proposal calling for a new department to be in charge of making traffic stops and issuing citations to motorists.

Activists and residents have urged the city’s leaders to defund the Police Department and reimagine public safety, citing recent conversations surrounding race and racial inequality as the catalyst for change.

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