On Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted to confirm Jen Louis as the Berkeley police chief — making her the city's first female police chief as well as the first Asian American and the first openly gay person to lead the department.
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In the end, strong support for Louis' confirmation won the night.
"We need a strong and capable chief," said Councilman Mark Humbert. "We have that in Chief Louis."
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