Berkeley police are increasing 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 this week.

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.