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A hesitant Berkeley council names Jen Louis police chief amid department texting scandal

Amid a police texting scandal, the Berkeley City Council has voted to make interim Police Chief Jennifer Louis’ job permanent. Louis, a 23-year veteran of the department, is the first female chief, the first openly gay chief and the first Asian-American chief in Berkeley. Her appointment, made official at the council’s May 9 meeting, was […]