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Former BART Officer Mehserle Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter

July 8, 2010
The verdict was the first conviction of an officer or deputy on any murder charge in Los Angeles County in almost three decades.

Mehserle Judge Instructs Jurors To Rule Out First-Degree Murder

June 30, 2010
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Perry said evidence proves that the former BART police officer did not plan to kill the 22-year-old Oscar Grant on Oakland's Fruitvale BART station platform.

New BART Chief Takes Over Agency Under Intense Scrutiny

June 21, 2010
Rainey, 51, is the former Fairfield (Calif.) PD chief and developed policies to prevent racial profiling while he worked with the Ventura County (Calif.) Sheriff's Department.

Mehserle's Intent Is the Focus of BART Trial Starting Today

June 2, 2010
The defense will argue not that Mehserle acted in self defense, but that the shooting was accidental because Mehserle believed he drew his Taser in the four seconds he drew his sidearm and fired.

BART Fires Second Officer in Fruitville Station Shooting

April 23, 2010
Officer Tony Pirone was seen on cell-phone video punching Grant, then kneeling on him when Officer Johannes Mehserle shot him.

Two of Four Candidates for BART Chief Are Women

April 19, 2010
Two of the four finalists to lead the Bay Area Rapid Transit's police department are women.

BART Police Relinquish TASERs

April 16, 2010
The BART police department has pulled the TASERs from its officers citing a sergeant's use of the less-lethal device on a 13-year-old Richmond boy on a bicycle.

BART Agrees To $1.5 Million Settlement In Grant Shooting

January 28, 2010
The lawsuit came as a response to the shooting of 22-year-old Grant by 28-year-old BART officer Johannes Mehserle, who has said he meant to grab his TASER but used his gun instead.

BART Officer's Glass-Shattering Arrest Makes YouTube

November 23, 2009
While arresting a belligerent passenger, a San Francisco BART transit officer and suspect bumped into a station window, causing shattered glass to rain down on the two men.

Former Officer Charged with Murder in BART Shooting

January 14, 2009
Johannes Mehserle, the former BART police officer arrested on suspicion of murdering an unarmed passenger on an Oakland train platform early New Year's Day, waived extradition at a Nevada hearing and will be returned to Alameda County today.

BART Police Complete Slaying Probe, Forward Results to D.A.

January 13, 2009
BART police wrapped up their preliminary investigation Monday of the officer-involved shooting New Year's Day of an unarmed man in Oakland and have forwarded the case to the Alameda County district attorney's office, officials said.

BART Shooting Protest Organizer Devastated by Oakland Riot

January 9, 2009
When the marchers reached the Lake Merritt BART Station around 6:15 p.m., protest organizer Evan Shamar saw things start to go bad. Marchers began kicking newspaper stands and using papers to start fires. As he saw them throwing bottles and spitting on police cars, Shamar said he wept and returned to the Fruitvale Station.

Officer Involved in BART Shooting Abruptly Resigns

January 9, 2009
The BART police officer who shot an unarmed man to death on a station platform early on New Year's Day quit the force Wednesday, avoiding an interview with police internal affairs investigators trying to get to the bottom of an incident that has prompted broad outrage.

Off-Duty NYC Transit Cops Allegedly Beat Man Senseless

August 22, 2008
Two off-duty female New York City transit cops beat a man senseless, then fled and had to be tracked down and arrested like common criminals, authorities said Tuesday.
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