Police Union Claims City Oversight Group Violated Labor, Open Meeting Rules

The Berkeley police union has filed a complaint with the state alleging multiple violations by the city’s new Police Accountability Board, and asking that any changes to police officer misconduct investigations since the body was formed, as well as disciplinary actions, be voided.

The Berkeley Police Association announced Monday that it filed an unfair labor practice charge on March 21 with the state Public Employee Relations Board, an agency that responds to worker’s rights complaints against public agencies, like the city, police and schools.

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