Alas, the armored vehicle that was to come to Berkeley is no longer being pursued by Berkeley, Albany and UCPD. Say bye bye to your new toy, officers. The people have spoken and the administrators have reacted. read more »


Like last Tuesday night’s Berkeley City Council meeting, tonight’s debauchery should be just as entertaining. On the agenda to be discussed: mutual aid and nuclear power plants. The main reason the Clog is going though is because we hope that amid fierce debates of mutual aid, we’ll hear some talk of Berkeley PD’s newly acquired toy, the armored truck. Is it a secretly a Transformer? Will people protest reinforced vehicles?

We’re bringing our popcorn (no but for serious; if you see peeps munchin’ on buttery goodness, that’d be us) and live-tweetin’ the meeting. Follow along on the Daily Clog twitter, here!  Now let’s get this show started.

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