Berkeley police open data portal now available

In a move toward greater transparency, arrest and booking data will henceforth be available online, the result of a collaboration between the Berkeley Police Department's Professional Standards Division and the city's IT Department.

The open data portal will enable the public to look at arrest and booking data over a 30-day period, according to a police department news release.

An Arrest Log provides information for adults arrested by Berkeley police while a Booking Log covers any law enforcement agency utilizing the Berkeley jail. Continue…