John Carlos, Tommy Smith Legacy Reverberates 53 Years After Olympic Protest For Racial JusticeIt has been 53 years since Olympic medalists Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their black-gloved fists in the air on the podium for racial justice and human rights.
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.
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.