May 2019: Resolution Supporting Community Requests for an Independent Audit of Alameda County Sheriff's Office to Increase Safety and Wellbeing of Oaklanders

Publish Date: Aug, 16 2019

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On May 21, 2019, Council unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Councilmember Bas joining countless community groups, Berkeley City Council, and Senator Nancy Skinner calling for an independent audit of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office to increase the safety and wellbeing of community members. Potential cost savings that may result from information provided in the audit could be redirected towards education, housing, public safety, and other critical community priorities. See full details on Resolution #87700.