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Sgt. Tom Smith (BART Police)

Funeral Services To Be Held In Castro Valley For Fallen BART Officer

A public funeral will be held in Castro Valley next Wednesday for BART police Sgt. Tom “Tommy” Smith, who died after he was accidentally shot by a colleague during a probation search in Dublin on Tuesday.

01/23/2014

BART Police Sgt. Tom Smith during a 2013 interview. Smith was accidentally shot and killed by a colleague on January 21, 2014. (CBS)

BART Police Officer Fatally Shot By Colleague During Dublin Probation Search

A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was accidentally shot and killed by another officer during a probation search at an apartment complex in Dublin Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

01/21/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers patrol the platform at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  The hacker group "Anonymous" staged a demonstration at a BART station this evening after BART officials turned off cell phne service in its stations last week during a disruptive protest following a fatal shooting of a man by BART police.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Auditor Finds Improved BART Police Force Since Oscar Grant Shooting

A report issued Thursday by an independent expert found that BART police have made significant progress in enacting reforms since unarmed passenger Oscar Grant III was fatally shot by police at the Fruitvale station in 2009.

12/05/2013

A protestor holds up a picture of Charles Hill during a demonstration at the Civic Center BART station on July 11, 2011. The group “No Justice, No BART” is protesting July 3, 2011 shooting death of Hill by BART Police officers. (CBS)

Judge Dismisses Suit Over 2011 Fatal Shooting By BART Officer

A civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a homeless man fatally shot by a BART police officer at a San Francisco station two years ago has been dismissed by a federal magistrate in Oakland.

09/24/2013

BART Police

1 Injured In Shooting Near Oakland 12th Street BART Station

One person has been arrested after a shooting injured an innocent bystander Friday afternoon near the 12th Street Bay Area Rapid Transit station.

09/13/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police Investigate Porn Video Shot On Train

Bay Area Rapid Transit police are investigating an amateur pornographic video apparently shot on a moving train.

07/12/2013

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

BART Conducting Internal Review Of Naked Acrobat Incident

BART police announced Wednesday that retired Police Chief Patrick Oliver, a leading law-enforcement consultant, will begin an assessment on the department’s reforms this July.

06/19/2013

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

Naked SF BART Station Acrobat Reportedly Facing Deportation

A man who allegedly stripped naked and harassed a number of BART commuters inside a San Francisco station last month is likely now facing deportation, according to published reports.

06/14/2013

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

BART Police Defend Response To Naked Acrobat

BART’s Deputy Police Chief defended his agency’s response to an incident at the 16th Street Mission station last month in which a naked acrobat allegedly harassed several passengers and employees.

06/13/2013

Former BART Police Officer Anthony Pirone (Los Angeles County Superior Court)

BART Police Officer Fired For Role In Oscar Grant Shooting Accused Of Unemployment Fraud

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.

05/03/2013

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