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Attacks On Asians Prompt Berkeley To Increase Police Presence, Bicycle Patrols For Safety

BERKELEY (BCN/CBS SF) - Berkeley police increased bicycle patrols and their presence in the most visible areas of the city to provide more safety following a rising number of attacks on Asian Americans in the region, state and nationally, police said Monday.

Monthly community advisory meetings will continue to be held to provide a place where people can share their concerns about safety.

Police are asking people to report the circumstances of any hate crime or incident they were a victim of or if they believe one was committed. People can call police at (510) 981-5900.

Police are asking people to call 911 if they see a hate crime or incident in progress.

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