BART To Seek Attempted Murder Charges Against Man In West Oakland Station ShootingBART police Wednesday said they plan to seek attempted murder charges against a Union City man who allegedly shot himself during a struggle with officers at the West Oakland station Tuesday night.
Wife Of BART Police Officer Killed On Duty Files Lawsuit, Says BART Ignored Husband’s Pleas For TrainingSgt. Tommy Smith was shot and killed by a fellow BART officer during a search of a Dublin apartment last year. Smith’s widow said she is filing a lawsuit against BART, saying the transit agency ignored her husband’s pleas for more training.
Family Of BART Officer Killed In The Line Of Duty Files Lawsuit, Alleges Improper TrainingOne year after a BART Police officer was killed in the line of duty by his partner, the officer’s family has filed a lawsuit, accusing the transit agency of improper police training.
New Video Shows BART Cop Slamming Drunk Woman To Floor In Federal LawsuitBay Area Rapid Transit police face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunken woman last year.
BART Using Predictive Policing To Nab Bike Thieves As Thefts Spike 21 Percent SystemwideBART’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.
Armed Suspect Arrested, Weapon Recovered At Oakland's 12th Street BART StationAn armed suspect was taken into custody at the 12th Street BART station following a brief foot pursuit Thursday evening
Homeless Advocates Stage Protest At SF Powell Street BART StationAbout 30 people carrying placards and pillows participated in Saturday's symbolic, sleep-in protest at the Powell Street station.
BART Police Reviews Arrest Caught On Camera Of Woman Slammed Down By Officer Aboard TrainBART 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.
BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside StationsBART 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.
Oscar Grant III's Aunt Killed, 2nd Person Injured In Oakland ShootingA 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.
Prison Inmate Father Of Oscar Grant III Testifies In Lawsuit Against Former BART Police Officer MehserleThe 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.
Oakland Police Officers Frustrated By High Crime, Low Morale Enticed By Neighboring DepartmentsEnticed with better benefits, police departments across the Bay Area are luring Oakland officers fed up with high crime and low morale.