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BART Spending Millions On Security Measures, Improving WiFi Service

Bay Area Rapid Transit will soon begin major upgrades to its police communications center and computer systems so that central command can respond more rapidly to crimes and disturbances, transit officials said.

01/25/2013

Some of the stolen bicycles recovered in the BART Police investigation. (BART Police)

Craigslist Ad Leads To Cache Of Bikes Stolen From BART Passengers

A Craigslist posting helped lead police to a cache of bikes and parts officers believe were stolen from Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers.

01/10/2013

BART Ticket Gate

BART Warns Passengers Of Fraud And Theft At Stations

BART officials are warning the public to beware of individuals selling fraudulent fare cards at the subway’s stations to ticket buyers. Along with fraudulent tickets, BART officials want to do something about thefts of sought-after cell phones and tablet computers.

10/28/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

OPD And BART Police Beef Up West Oakland Presence To Combat Robberies

BART and Oakland Police have teamed up to combat an increase in street robberies over the past few months. They’re handing out flyers on how to avoid being a robbery victim and how to protect yourself.

08/23/2012

BART train, station, car, passengers

BART Offering Free Rides For Off-Duty Cops, Prosecutors

Police officers and prosecutors who work in the four counties served by Bay Area Rapid Transit are eligible for smartcards that allow them to ride for free when they are off duty, BART officials announced Wednesday.

07/19/2012

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police Say Many Fare Evaders Are Wanted Criminals

BART police have released some high numbers for fare evaders that were stopped and ended up having warrants out for their arrest.

05/10/2012

Johannes Mehserle

Ex-BART Officer Mehserle Asks Appeals Court To Overturn Manslaughter Conviction

Lawyers for former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the killing of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant at an Oakland station in 2009.

05/09/2012

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant Shooting Set To Become Feature Film

Hollywood filmmakers plan to bring the shooting death of Bay Area Rapid Transit passenger Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform to the big screen. Some well-known actors have apparently signed on for the film.

04/18/2012

BART Police

BART Police Investigate Assault At Colma Station

Police are searching for three suspects who attacked a man Wednesday inside Colma BART Station, said a spokeswoman for Bay Area Rapid Transit.

04/05/2012

BART Police

BART Police Give Citizens Review Board A Taste Of Life On Patrol

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 […]

03/01/2012

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