BART Police Officer
The widow and family members of slain Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Sgt. Tommy Smith spoke out publicly for the first time Wednesday afternoon following word of his death.
Authorities say a Bay Area Rapid Transit officer who was shot and killed by a fellow officer while searching an apartment was looking for a laptop and other stolen items.
Demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon for a peaceful vigil in Oakland to mark the five-year anniversary of the shooting death of Oscar Grant who was killed by a BART police officer on New Year’s Day.
An ex-Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer fired for escalating a confrontation with passengers that led to the slaying of an unarmed man has been charged with unemployment fraud.
The mother and uncle of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed man who was killed by former Bay Area Rapid Transit police Officer Johannes Mehserle three years ago, expressed outrage Friday that they weren’t informed of Mehserle’s appellate hearing on Wednesday.