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CA Commuter Train Swarmed by Mob, Passengers Robbed and Beaten

April 25, 2017
Bay Area Rapid Transit police are beefing up patrols at Oakland stations after dozens of juveniles terrorized riders Saturday night when they invaded the Coliseum Station and commandeered at least one train car, forcing passengers to hand over bags and cell phones and leaving at least two with head injuries.

Family of CA Transit Officer Gets $3.1 Million Wrongful Death Settlement

December 9, 2016
Bay Area Rapid Transit directors have agreed to pay $3.1 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit that was filed by the family of BART police Sgt. Thomas Smith, who was inadvertently shot dead by a colleague in a search of a suspect’s home in Dublin in 2014.

BART Officer Killed by Friendly Fire Wanted SWAT for Similar Searches

February 10, 2014
BART police Sgt. Tom Smith had asked his superiors to assign the department's SWAT team to take part in high-risk searches of residences to ensure safety, but was rebuffed, before he was shot dead last month by a fellow officer during a search in a Dublin apartment.

BART Police Chief Announces Parole Search Changes After Sgt.'s Death

January 28, 2014
BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey announced this afternoon that the BART Police Department is revamping the way it conducts residential parole searches and arrest warrants.

Friendly Fire Kills California Detective

January 22, 2014
The officer's weapon discharged Tuesday during a probation search at an apartment complex in the eastern Alameda County bedroom community of Dublin, Calif., killing 42-year-old Detective Sgt. Tom Smith.
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