OAKLAND (KCBS) – Training for the civilian board that reviews complaints against the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department will involve a taste of police life, BART officials said Thursday. The two-day training course was […]
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon has concluded that a BART police officer “acted lawfully in self-defense” when he fatally shot Charles Hill at the Civic Center station last summer.
BART wants its officers to be more familiar with the beats they patrol. So officials have divided four zones into five and divided those even further.
The family of a homeless man who was fatally shot by a BART police officer last July has filed a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit claiming that he didn’t pose a serious danger even though he was armed with two knives and a bottle.
Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and four current officers were in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday for the start of a civil trial in which they are accused of using excessive force on an Oakland man three years ago.
A federal civil rights trial involving accusations that former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle used excessive force in a November 2008 incident in Oakland is set to begin in San Francisco on Tuesday.
BART police officers are expected to participate in a community cleanup day and attend a block party in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Saturday.
BART Police has come under scrutiny for their use of force in some tense situations. Now the agency is testing out a new program that can record their every move from their point of view.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit police force was the focus of a lawmakers’ hearing in Sacramento Tuesday, and there were plenty of questions about the status of reforms following two deadly shootings by BART police officers.
The transit agency was contemplating seeking restraining orders against people arrested at multiple events.