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.
BART GM Touts Increased Security, Sunday Schedule Changes On Listening TourBART riders can expect an increased police presence starting Monday, the transit agency's general manager announced over the weekend.
Suspect In Fatal South Hayward BART Stabbing Arraigned On Murder ChargesA San Francisco man was arraigned on multiple felony charges Thursday for the fatal stabbing of a 49-year-old man on a BART train at the transit agency's South Hayward station on Tuesday afternoon.
BART Workers Voice Safety Concerns In Wake Of Fatal StabbingBART employees on Thursday talked to the transit agency's board of directors about safety concerns, two days after a man was fatally stabbed on board a train.
Coroner Identifies Good Samaritan Killed In Fatal BART Train StabbingThe Alameda County Coroner on Wednesday afternoon released the identity of the man who was fatally stabbed on a BART train in South Hayward after trying to stop a suspect from stealing a sleeping passenger's shoes.