TBS Today, May 11

On Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted to confirm Jen Louis as the Berkeley police chief — making her the city's first female police chief as well as the first Asian American and the first openly gay person to lead the department.

Don't miss the most authoritative take on what her appointment means for the city and why some have opposed the decision.

In the end, strong support for Louis' confirmation won the night.

"We need a strong and capable chief," said Councilman Mark Humbert. "We have that in Chief Louis."

Berkeley Police Chief Jen Louis is now the city’s top cop
For many, the police chief vote this week brought a sigh of relief. For others, it felt like a betrayal.

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