Enticed with better benefits, police departments across the Bay Area are luring Oakland officers fed up with high crime and low morale.
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.
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.
Video has been obtained by KPIX 5 showing a BART police officer who repeatedly used a stun gun to subdue a passenger in front of other riders.
BART’s police chief named the officer who accidentally killed his colleague last week and said he’s seeking the U.S. Department of Justice’s help on some potential policy changes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One person has been arrested after a shooting injured an innocent bystander Friday afternoon near the 12th Street Bay Area Rapid Transit station.