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Recognition of exemplary service

Daily Planet Staff
Friday February 16, 2001

Frank Davis, president of the Black Property Owners Association, back left, and former City Councilmember James Sweeny, back right, presented Chief Dash Butler, middle, with a plaque for 30 years of distinguished and  

exemplary service on the Berkeley police force Thursday. Butler thanked  

the association for assisting the police department over the years to  

significantly reduce crime, especially violence, by making the police aware of criminal activity in the communities in which they own property.