BART Board Approves 3-Year Contract Extension With Police UnionsThe BART Board of Directors approved a three-year contract extension with the unions representing BART police Thursday.
Officials Condemn DA O'Malley For Not Pursuing New Charges In Oscar Grant's DeathTwo BART directors and an Oakland City Councilmember condemned Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley Tuesday for deciding not to pursue charges against former BART police officer Anthony Pirone in the Jan. 1, 2009 death of Oscar Grant.
UPDATE: Alameda County DA Says No Charges Against Former BART Cop Pirone In Oscar Grant's DeathThe Alameda County District Attorney on Monday announced that her office would not be filing new charges against former BART police officer Anthony Pirone following a lengthy investigation into his involvement with Oscar Grant's death.
Civic Center BART Station Reopens In San Francisco After Robbery And Shooting InvestigationBART's Civic Center station in San Francisco was closed for over an hour Thursday afternoon due to an SFPD robbery and shooting investigation that impacted train service in the city, authorities said.
BART Police Launch 24/7 Direct Text Initiative for Rider AssistanceThe BART police department is launching a new initiative to help riders request assistance from officers.
Police Seek Woman Who Pushed Man Onto Tracks At Berkeley BART StationBART police are seeking a woman who pushed a man onto the tracks as a train was approaching at the Downtown Berkeley station Monday night.
BART Board Of Directors Votes Against Defunding BART PoliceThe BART Board of Directors on Thursday acknowledged the value in reforming its law enforcement agency but declined to reduce or eliminate funding for BART police in the agency’s proposed fiscal year 2021 budget.
Jury Orders BART To Pay $6.3M In Fatal Police Shooting Of Sahleem Tindle Jr.A federal jury has ordered Bay Area Rapid Transit to pay more than $6.3 million to the family of a man fatally shot by a transit officer.
BART Police Use Overdose Antidote Narcan Twice In One DayBART Police have been carrying the opioid antidote Narcan for less than a year now, but they recently had to use it twice in the same day.
CHP Arrests Suspect for Assault on BART Train Near Lake MerrittA suspect was taken into custody Thursday for assaulting another person with a chain on a BART train near Lake Merritt station on Tuesday, BART officials said.
BART Begins Increased Police Patrols On Trains, At StationsWhenever BART surveys its customers it always gets the same response: they’d like to see more police presence on the trains and in the stations. BART heard that message and the effort began Monday night.
Alvarez Begins Tenure As New BART Police ChiefThe new BART police chief is set to begin his tenure Friday amid an announcement about new strategies to increase police presence on trains and reduce crime on the transit system.
Oscar Grant Vigil Planned At Noon At Fruitvale BART StationA vigil is planned for Wednesday at the Fruitvale BART station to mark the 11th anniversary of the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III by a BART police officer.
BART Police Auditor Probes Racial Disparity In Fare Evasion CrackdownBART's Office of the Independent Police Auditor is looking into a wide racial disparity between who's being issued tickets during the transit agency's crackdown on fare evaders.
Suspect Arrested Following Sexual Assault Inside Millbrae BART Parking Garage ElevatorBART police, in cooperation with the Clayton and Concord police departments, arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a Friday morning sexual assault at the Millbrae BART station.