Berkeley Police Department

Hillside And Berkeley Police Get New Cameras, License Plate Readers

Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek shows new integrated body cameras and vehicle cameras on May 30 in Hillside. | Michael Romain  Saturday, June 11, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek said he was initially against acquiring new cameras for his department due to concerns about the technology and the cost of storage fees, but […]

Berkeley PD, Triton Partner Up On Program For Recruiting, Training Part-Time Police

Berkeley Police Chief Timothy Larem at Berkeley Village Hall last year. | File  Friday, March 25, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Berkeley Police Chief Timothy Larem knows the benefits of entering the policing profession the somewhat unconventional way. Larem started out as a part-time police officer, which allowed him a foothold into the department that he would eventually […]

Berkeley Police Get ‘State-Of-The-Art’ Body Cameras

Berkeley Police Chief Timothy Larem wearing his new BodyWorn body camera. Recently, all 22 of Berkeley’s police officers have been equipped with the technology, which Larem said is “state-of-the-art.” | Michael Romain Thursday, November 11, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A 2019 article published by Lexipol, the law enforcement trade publication, calls BodyWorn the “smartest body camera in the […]