BART Police Chief Addresses Disturbing Taser Video: “The officer had to use force to conclude the situation”

BART Police Chief Addresses Disturbing Taser Video: “The officer had to use force to conclude the situation”

A Youtube video surfaced today of a BART police officer shocking an apparently drunken rider with a Taser and the footage has prompted a police…

Despite Bulletproof Vest, BART Police Officer Died From Single Shot To Chest

Despite Bulletproof Vest, BART Police Officer Died From Single Shot To Chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom “Tommy” Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman…

Court Tosses Suit Filed By Family Of Man Shot And Killed By BART Cops In Powell Station

Court Tosses Suit Filed By Family Of Man Shot And Killed By BART Cops In Powell Station

A civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a homeless man fatally shot by a BART police officer at a San Francisco station two…

Appeals Court Clears The Way For Trial On Oscar Grant Lawsuits

Appeals Court Clears The Way For Trial On Oscar Grant Lawsuits

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer…

BART To Start Banning Problem Passengers Next Week

BART To Start Banning Problem Passengers Next Week

BART officials said Monday that next week they will begin enforcing a new law that allows the transit agency to temporarily ban people who attack…