TBS Today, June 27

Berkeley police and BFD both have interesting items on tonight's City Council agenda.

We also have a report on a hit-and-run crash and the criminal charges that followed.

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Today's news

How many police does Berkeley need? New analysis to find out
Despite ongoing recruitment efforts, the Berkeley Police Department is experiencing an “unprecedented staffing crisis.”
Driver charged with hit-and-run injury crash in Berkeley
Witnesses followed the driver, Misty Bancroft, until police arrived to arrest her, court papers show.
‘Failing’ Berkeley fire station alert system needs $1.6M fix
The system “frequently malfunctions which causes delays in the dispatch of responders, or responders completely missing a notification.”

In case you missed it

Police arrest kidnapping, sex crime suspect near UC Berkeley
Police arrested Wilmer Guerrapena, 28, on suspicion of kidnapping to commit a sex crime, assault with intent to commit rape and other crimes.

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