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BART Exonerates Officer in Fatal Shooting

July 10, 2012 | 9:42 am

BART Exonerates Officer in Fatal Shooting

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By Zusha Elinson, Bay City News BART has exonerated a police officer who shot and killed a knife-wielding homeless man on the Civic Center platform last July, The Bay Citizen has learned. The results of the BART police department’s yearlong internal investigation came five months after the San Francisco district attorney determined the officer, James […]

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Morning Splash: SFPD Says Bayview Suspect May Have Shot Himself; BART Civic Center Shooting Video; New Suspects in Stow Case; Debt Limit

July 22, 2011 | 7:40 am

Morning Splash: SFPD Says Bayview Suspect May Have Shot Himself; BART Civic Center Shooting Video; New Suspects in Stow Case; Debt Limit

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Police: Bayview suspect shot himself (SF Chronicle) After five days of heat over the fatal shooting of a fleeing suspect in the Bayview, San Francisco police on Thursday let loose a bombshell – the young man not only had a gun, officials said, but appears to have killed himself with it. The bullet that killed […]

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BART Releases Security Camera Video of Civic Center Shooting

July 21, 2011 | 3:50 pm

BART Releases Security Camera Video of Civic Center Shooting

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Update 5:34 p.m. The video has just been posted to BART’s You Tube Channel. It’s embedded below. Note this advisory from BART: “While the platform video does not show Charles Hill, please be advised that due to the nature of the incident, viewers should use discretion in choosing whether to view it.” Update 3:50 p.m. […]

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July 14, 2011 | 9:18 am

Interview With BART Police Auditor on Civic Center Shooting

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BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey and new BART Police Auditor Mark Smith answered questions today from the agency’s Board of Directors about the officer-involved shooting death on the Civic Center station platform on July 3, when a BART policeman shot to death 45-year-old Charles Hill. (The meeting should be archived here later.) Police say Hill […]

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July 12, 2011 | 3:36 pm

BART Police Chief Defends Officers’ Actions in Civic Center Shooting

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(Bay City News) A small but vocal group of speakers came to a BART committee meeting today to complain about a recent confrontation at San Francisco’s Civic Center station in which BART police shot and killed a knife-wielding man. Anne Weills, an Oakland attorney, told BART’s Police Review Committee that she thinks the fatal shooting […]

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Video: Raucous BART Shooting Protest; New Independent Police Auditor Speaks

July 12, 2011 | 9:40 am

Video: Raucous BART Shooting Protest; New Independent Police Auditor Speaks

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Protesters against the recent shooting of a 45-year-old man by a BART police officer hamstrung BART and Muni yesterday evening. The local TV stations were there and have raw video of the raucous protest: In the station(KTVU) Above ground (KTVU) “No justice, no peace, disband the BART Police” (KCBS) Here’s the Chronicle’s report. The protesters […]

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Morning Splash: BART Protest Caused Major Delays; PG&E Court Filing Deflects Blame for San Bruno; Amazon Pushes Referendum on Sales Tax

July 12, 2011 | 7:11 am

Morning Splash: BART Protest Caused Major Delays; PG&E Court Filing Deflects Blame for San Bruno; Amazon Pushes Referendum on Sales Tax

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BART protest causes major delays in service (SF Chronicle) A raucous crowd of demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of a man on a BART platform stormed into the Civic Center Station in San Francisco Monday afternoon and caused major service delays as they tussled with police and shouted racial epithets at transit officials. Riot […]

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July 11, 2011 | 6:47 pm

BART Delays Due to Protest Over Shooting

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(Bay City News) Close to 100 protesters gathered before the start of Monday evening’s commute for a demonstration at the Civic Center BART station in San Francisco, and in response to the crowd’s disruption of evening train service at the station, BART has temporarily suspended service at that station. Further reports indicated that Powell station […]

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July 11, 2011 | 1:06 pm

Protest Planned at Civic Center BART Today Over Shooting

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A group is planning a protest this afternoon at the Civic Center BART station in San Francisco, where BART police shot and killed a knife-wielding man last week. The group No Justice, No BART said it is demanding that the BART Police Department be disbanded, and that both of the two officers involved in the […]

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July 7, 2011 | 12:15 pm

BART Shooting: Witness Slams Cops; Victim ID’d; Watch BART Press Conference

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Update 1:35 p.m: KQED’s Stephanie Martin will talk about the BART shooting with Golden Gate University law professor Peter Keane at 5:30 p.m. today. You can listen on the radio at 88.5 FM or online right here. Earlier post: The San Francisco Medical Examiner identifed the man shot dead by BART police at the Civic […]

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