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.
There’s new information that the BART officer who shot and killed a fellow officer earlier this week, thought his victim, Sergeant Tom Smith, was an armed suspect.
Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were delayed on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line Friday morning after a person fell onto the tracks at the Orinda station, an agency dispatcher said.
In the aftermath of Tuesday’s deadly shooting of a BART police officer by a colleague, the transit agency’s police chief said on Wednesday training for his department’s officers exceeds state requirements and that his department is among the most thoroughly trained in the state.
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.
The suspect whose apartment BART police officers were searching on Tuesday when Sgt. Tom “Tommy” Smith was fatally shot by a colleague has been charged with second-degree robbery for crime that occurred at an Oakland BART station last week, according to court documents.
The widow and family members of slain Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Sgt. Tommy Smith spoke out publicly for the first time Wednesday afternoon following word of his death.
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.
The search is on for the artist of a special chalk portrait of Matthew Shephard discovered on a BART train earlier this month. KCBS reporter Mark Seelig says the piece is now being cared for in Colorado.
A boy was airlifted to a hospital after he was burned outside of the Concord BART station late Wednesday night, a Contra Costa County fire dispatcher said.