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BART Using Predictive Policing To Nab Bike Thieves As Thefts Spike 21 Percent Systemwide

BART’s crime analyst is figuring out, from the times and locations of the crimes and surveillance video, the pattern of the thefts, and officers have been able to nab potential thieves.

01/07/2015

A BART police officer at the Oakland Coliseum station on August 11, 2005. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Armed Suspect Arrested, Weapon Recovered At Oakland’s 12th Street BART Station

An armed suspect was taken into custody at the 12th Street BART station following a brief foot pursuit Thursday evening

01/01/2015

BART passengers board a train. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Stage Protest At SF Powell Street BART Station

About 30 people carrying placards and pillows participated in Saturday’s symbolic, sleep-in protest at the Powell Street station.

11/09/2014

Image from a YouTube video shows a BART Police officer wrestling a woman to the ground aboard a train as passengers look on. (Kareem Muslim/YouTube)

BART Police Reviews Arrest Caught On Camera Of Woman Slammed Down By Officer Aboard Train

BART police were reviewing an incident on a train at the Pittsburg/Bay Point station last week in which an officer slammed a woman to the ground as he attempted to detain her.

09/16/2014

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BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside Stations

BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.

07/22/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant III’s Aunt Killed, 2nd Person Injured In Oakland Shooting

A 46-year-old woman who was fatally shot in East Oakland on Tuesday evening was the aunt of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed 22-year-old Hayward man who was killed by a BART police officer in 2009, according to an attorney for Grant’s father.

06/26/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Prison Inmate Father Of Oscar Grant III Testifies In Lawsuit Against Former BART Police Officer Mehserle

The father of a 22-year-old Hayward man who was fatally shot by a BART officer in Oakland in 2009 testified in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that his son was the most treasured element in his life.

06/24/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Officers Frustrated By High Crime, Low Morale Enticed By Neighboring Departments

Enticed with better benefits, police departments across the Bay Area are luring Oakland officers fed up with high crime and low morale.

05/20/2014

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BART Settles Lawsuit: 5 Men Detained With Oscar Grant To Get $175,000

BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.

05/20/2014

A BART passenger shot this video of police on the scene when an officer uses a stun gun on a passenger at the San Bruno station on January 29, 2014. (CBS)

BART Police Defend Using Stun Gun On Passenger

The chief of the BART Police Department defended the actions of an officer who repeatedly used a stun gun on a passenger late last month. Meanwhile, KPIX 5 has obtained a second video of the incident.

02/14/2014

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