-Contra Costa Times, June 16, 2010 by Matt Krupnick
Brazil expressed frustration that virtually no students responded to his inquiries as he led the investigation. “We had a very hard time getting input from people on the front line,” he said…. (Students) just literally wouldn’t respond.”
-KTVU.com, Associated Press, June 16, 2010
“The police department was suffering from the same budget cuts that the protesters were protesting, and that hampered and hindered their response to those protests,” Brazil said.
-Berkeleyside, June 17, 2010 by Frances Dinkelspiel
“We were told by some students that they came down to the rally in the mid-afternoon or late afternoon because they didn’t want to go through four years of Berkeley without going to a demonstration,” said Brazil. “Most people were demonstrating out of a deep conviction and concern that the university was being privatized … and some were protesting to have it on their resume.”