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Emergency Calls Fire & Police - City of Berkeley
2100 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
In an emergency, Berkeley residents can dial 911 from a landline or 510-981-5911 from a cell phone. The City of BerkeleyMore Police Department recommends that cell phone users call 510-981-5911 because it will transfer their calls directly to the Communications Center in Berkeley, where help can be dispatched more quickly. Cell phone calls to 911 are directly routed to the nearest California Highway Patrol dispatch center, and then transferred to the appropriate local law enforcement agency.
UC-Berkeley Police Department
1 Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720
Cal's campus police force includes 64 officers and more than 100 civilian and student employees. In addition toMore wrangling decades of student protest (the force now provides an online "Time, Place and Manner" tip sheet for prospective demonstrators), the police force runs preventive programs for student safety, including a BearWalk night escort program. It also maintains a daily online log of campus police activity, and, in cooperation with the city of Berkeley police, an online weekly crime map. 
City of Berkeley Police Review Commission
1947 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
The City of Berkeley’s Police Review Commission is an independent civilian oversight body that handles complaintsMore of alleged police misconduct and engages community participation in setting and reviewing Police Department practices and procedures. Complaints can be filed in person, by mail or online, and must be in writing. Commission meetings and policy subcommittee meetings are open to the public, and everyone is welcome. The commission was created in 1973 and consists of nine members appointed by the city council and mayor.