Tag: BART police
Victim was 23-year-veteran shot during search for stolen property in a suspect’s apartment.
The BART Police Department, which came under intense criticism after the shooting deaths of Oscar Grant and Charles Hill, is laying out a new strategy it says will lead to better policing. The new plan calls for BART officers and lieutenants to be assigned to smaller geographical areas. Oakland, for example, will constitute one zone, […]
Next Media Animation, known to most of the media-consuming world as “The Taiwanese Animators,” whipped up this little vignette about the war raging between BART and an indeterminate number of anonymous hackers. Apparently, Anonymous, whoever they are, approves. One of the Twitter accounts associated with the group just tweeted it out. A couple of days […]
Morning Splash: Hackers Post BART Cops’ Info; Oakland Schools’ Top Cop Retires After Racial Slurs Complaint; SF Dems Endorse Avalos
Hackers post BART cops’ personal information (SF Chronicle) Hackers carried out a second cyber-attack against BART on Wednesday, breaching the website of the union that represents the agency’s rank-and-file police and releasing a roster of 102 officers and other employees along with their home addresses, e-mail addresses and passwords for the site. The roster was […]
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 […]
Former BART cop Johannes Mehserle is due to be released from prison Monday after serving less than a year for the fatal shooting of an unarmed train passenger, news reports say. Mehserle was found guilty last year of involuntary manslaughter for the New Year’s Day 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant III as Grant lay face […]