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Johannes Mehserle

Former BART Officer Who Shot Oscar Grant III Testifies In Civil Trial Brought By Victim’s Father

The former Bay Area Rapid Transit officers who shot and killed a passenger on an Oakland train platform in the early hours of January 1st 2009 is expected to testify in a civil lawsuit brought by that man’s father.

06/11/2014

Mehserle Verdict Protesters to Face Trial

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Three people charged with felonies in connection with violent protests in Oakland following a verdict in the Johannes Mehserle case are heading to trial.

07/27/2010

OPD Officials Say They Dealt Well With Unrest

Oakland Police deny that they simply stood by and allowed looting to occur during a protest after the conviction of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle earlier this month.

07/26/2010

Police Will Discuss Mehserle Sentencing Response

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Police agencies throughout the San Francisco Bay area this week discuss communication breakdowns and logistical problems that hindered Oakland’s response to unrest after this month’s Johannes Mehserle verdict.

07/26/2010

Opposing Rallies in Walnut Creek over Mehserle Verdict

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) _ A rally in support of the former transit police officer convicted of killing an unarmed man took place in Walnut Creek, and the gathering drew  just as many opponents.

07/19/2010

OPD to Address Claims of Brutality After Mehserle Riot

Oakland police leaders plan to hold a press conference Thursday to discuss their investigation into the civil unrest that took place after the Johannes Mehserle verdict.

07/15/2010

Another Change in the Mehserle Jury

Deliberations only lasted a few hours in the trial of the former BART police officer accused of murder Wednesday. The jury had to start deliberations from scratch Wednesday morning after a new juror was seated […]

07/07/2010

Defense Rests in Mehserle Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The defense has rested in the trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accused of murdering an unarmed black man on an Oakland train platform.

06/29/2010

Ex-LAPD Captain Testifies in Mehserle Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ A retired Los Angeles police captain has testified he believes a former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accused of killing an unarmed black man didn’t have enough stun gun training. […]

06/28/2010

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