Wife Of BART Police Officer Killed On Duty Files Lawsuit, Says BART Ignored Husband’s Pleas For TrainingSgt. Tommy Smith was shot and killed by a fellow BART officer during a search of a Dublin apartment last year. Smith’s widow said she is filing a lawsuit against BART, saying the transit agency ignored her husband’s pleas for more training.
Family Of BART Officer Killed In The Line Of Duty Files Lawsuit, Alleges Improper TrainingOne year after a BART Police officer was killed in the line of duty by his partner, the officer’s family has filed a lawsuit, accusing the transit agency of improper police training.
BART Police Names Officer Who Fatally Shot Colleague, Will Attend MemorialBART'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.
Autopsy Finds BART Officer Killed By Shot To Chest Despite Bulletproof VestIn 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.
Funeral Services To Be Held In Castro Valley For Fallen BART OfficerA 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.
Subject Of BART Police Probation Search That Turned Deadly Charged In RobberyThe 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.
KPIX 5 Exclusive: Slain BART Officer's Widow, Family Speak OutThe 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.
BART Cop Shot By Fellow Officer Had Been Searching Apartment For Stolen ItemsAuthorities say a Bay Area Rapid Transit officer who was shot and killed by a fellow officer while searching an apartment was looking for a laptop and other stolen items.