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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

San Francisco BART Civic Center station, shooting

DA Clears BART Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Homeless Man

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.

02/21/2012

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers stand on the platform at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police Revamping Approach To Patrolling System

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.

02/15/2012

San Francisco BART Civic Center station, shooting

Brother Of Homeless Man Killed By BART Police Sues

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.

01/25/2012

Johannes Mehserle

Civil Rights Trial Against Mehserle, BART Begins In ’08 Case

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.

11/22/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Ex-BART Cop Mehserle Facing Civil Trial Over 2008 Incident

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.

11/21/2011

BART Police

BART Police Officers To Participate In Oakland Community Clean Up Day

BART police officers are expected to participate in a community cleanup day and attend a block party in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Saturday.

10/15/2011

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Police Officers To Wear Cameras

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.

09/28/2011

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