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Former BART Cop Johannes Mehserle Goes Back to Court in Civil Case

Former BART Cop Johannes Mehserle Goes Back to Court in Civil Case

by Jorge Rivas on November 22 2011, 3:24PM

The plaintiff claims that Mehserle assaulted him just weeks before the infamous shooting of Oscar Grant in Oakland.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Does White Make Right? Racism and Gay-Shaming Drown BART Protests

Does White Make Right? Racism and Gay-Shaming Drown BART Protests

by Channing Kennedy on August 31 2011, 9:49AM

BART police have a plainly terrible record on shootings and accountability. So how did these protests become all about “Uncle Tom” caricatures, naked party pics and screwing up workers’ commutes?

Topics: Politics

Protestors Interrupt San Francisco Bay Area Transit System (BART) Service

Protestors Interrupt San Francisco Bay Area Transit System (BART) Service

by Jorge Rivas on August 16 2011, 12:29PM

Transit agency had to temporarily close all four downtown stations during the evening commute, but not before cutting cell phone service to people protesting the police shooting of Charles Hill.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Protesters Disrupt Train Service, Ridicule BART Rep

Protesters Disrupt Train Service, Ridicule BART Rep

by Bryan Gerhart on July 13 2011, 12:55PM

Commuters were held up during a protest against fatal shootings by BART police at Civic Center Station in San Francisco.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Witness Account of BART Police Shooting Prompts More Questions

Witness Account of BART Police Shooting Prompts More Questions

by Bryan Gerhart on July 11 2011, 1:30PM

Those who saw the shooting say that transit cops should “absolutely not” have shot and killed Charles Blair Hill.

Topics: Criminal Justice

BART Officers Kill Man at San Francisco Train Station

BART Officers Kill Man at San Francisco Train Station

by Bryan Gerhart on July 6 2011, 2:18PM

The department must now explain as much as possible to a public already wary of the officers in the wake of Oscar Grant.

Topics: Criminal Justice

It Cost BART $6 Million to Kill Oscar Grant

It Cost BART $6 Million to Kill Oscar Grant

by Julianne Hing on August 31 2010, 11:42AM

It might be legally defensible for police to kill innocent people, but it sure is expensive.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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