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KTVU 2 San Francisco
BART electronics thefts down, yet some opportunists prevailCASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (KTVU) - BART police announced the arrest of a juvenile w
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 9 hours ago
CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (KTVU) - BART police announced the arrest of a juvenile who stole a cell phone form a passenger Thursday evening and ran off. BART says these grab and run thefts are an ongoing problem. "He just grabbed it and snatched it... Read more
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BART
Latest BPD arrest comes amid cellphone theft awareness campaignThe BART Police Department has arrested a juvenile suspect at the Castro Valley
BART / Posted 14 hours ago
The BART Police Department has arrested a juvenile suspect at the Castro Valley Station in connection with the theft of a cellphone. This arrest comes as BART has launched a public awareness campaign to help prevent cellphone thefts. BART Police... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Child's Torture, Murder Land Napa Couple in Prison for Lifeand Warner were seen leaving the apartment with luggage. A citizen reported see
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
and Warner were seen leaving the apartment with luggage. A citizen reported seeing them at a restaurant in El Cerrito, and BART police officers contacted them at the El Cerrito del Norte station, Napa police said. Napa police responded and arrested... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Man allegedly masturbating on BART placed under citizen’s arrestin Oakland, getting the attention of police and telling them she would act as a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
in Oakland, getting the attention of police and telling them she would act as a witness to the incident, according to BART police. The woman flagged down police who were conducting a patrol check of the train, and the man was arrested by the... Read more
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BART
Join BART Police Aug. 1 for National Night Out to help keep BART safeBART PD personnel and crime-fighting mascot McGruff at 2016's National Night Ou
BART / Posted yesterday
BART PD personnel and crime-fighting mascot McGruff at 2016's National Night Out BART Communications Intern BART Police are inviting the public to stop by one of our station tables for “National Night Out,” a program that has been going nationwide... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After criticism, BART resumes providing riders daily crime loghis laptop and cell phone after being beaten by four male suspects on a train a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
his laptop and cell phone after being beaten by four male suspects on a train at the Bay Fair BART station in San Leandro, BART police wrote in the first crime log email sent in over a month. The thieves, who were not identified, punched and... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Man Beaten By Mob of Teens at Richmond BART StationPolice said a man was savagely beaten by a mob of teenagers at the Richmond BAR
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
Police said a man was savagely beaten by a mob of teenagers at the Richmond BART station. BART police responded at 11:26 a.m. Thursday to several 911 calls reporting five or six juveniles were assaulting a man and kicking him in the head. Richmond... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Spread thin, BART struggling with shortage of officersOAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - When people complain that they never see a BART police
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 7 days ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - When people complain that they never see a BART police officer on a train or at a station, Deputy BART Police Chief Ed Alvarez offers this to riders. "Although they may not see an officer every day on the BART system, we're... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Man Beaten By Mob of Teens at Richmond BART StationPolice said a man was savagely beaten by a mob of teenagers at the Richmond BAR
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
Police said a man was savagely beaten by a mob of teenagers at the Richmond BART station. BART police responded at 11:26 a.m. Thursday to several 911 calls reporting five or six juveniles were assaulting a man and kicking him in the head. Richmond... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Richmond mayor witnessed mob attack outside BART stationtwo BART employees would just watch while some brave woman was doing her best t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
two BART employees would just watch while some brave woman was doing her best to chase these kids off and save this guy.” BART police said 5 to 6 juveniles assaulted the man, kicking and punching him shortly before 11:30 a.m., while Butt estimated... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California Editorial Rdpmemo to the board about the second incident, she claimed there would have been
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
memo to the board about the second incident, she claimed there would have been "no benefit to riders, criminal procedure, BART police investigations, or the District generally" in issuing a press release. Doing so, she said, "would paint an... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Man assaulted by Richmond BART station, police sayRICHMOND, Calif. (Daniel Radovich/KTVU) - BART police said that a man was assau
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 7 days ago
RICHMOND, Calif. (Daniel Radovich/KTVU) - BART police said that a man was assaulted by about five or six juveniles near the Richmond station on Thursday morning near the Richmond station. Lt. Aaron Ledford told KTVU that the man was taken to the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Man beaten by 5-6 youths outside Richmond BART Stationman, who was not identified, was expected to survive, said Lt. Felix Tan, a spo
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
man, who was not identified, was expected to survive, said Lt. Felix Tan, a spokesman for the Richmond Police Department. BART police initially responded to the scene around 11:30 a.m. — at the transit terminal frequented by buses directly outside... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Rash of car burglaries and vehicle thefts at East Bay BART stationsbreak-ins, as well as some vehicle thefts at several different BART stations in
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 8 days ago
break-ins, as well as some vehicle thefts at several different BART stations in the East Bay on Wednesday. According to BART police, two cars parked at the Rockridge station in Oakland were burglarized sometime between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. The... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Victim of mob-style robbery wants BART board to release videoStapp. He says there were several times that the group's misdeeds on and off t
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 10 days ago
Stapp. He says there were several times that the group's misdeeds on and off the train, should have been responded to by BART Police; police who already readily familiar with some of the perpetrators. "The individuals who assaulted us and robbed... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
After criticism, BART resumes providing riders daily crime loghis laptop and cell phone after being beaten by four male suspects on a train a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
his laptop and cell phone after being beaten by four male suspects on a train at the Bay Fair BART station in San Leandro, BART police wrote in the first crime log email sent in over a month. The thieves, who were not identified, punched and... Read more
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The Mercury News
BART officials look for ways to ‘aggressively hire’ police officerswere up 41 percent in the first five months of the year compared to the same ti
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
were up 41 percent in the first five months of the year compared to the same time period last year, according to the BART Police Department. At the same time, property crimes, such as burglaries, theft, auto theft and arson, were up 14... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Sharp jump in rapes on BART propertysame number for all of 2016. "One sexual assault is too many, you know, in any
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 11 days ago
same number for all of 2016. "One sexual assault is too many, you know, in any community, in any transit district," said BART police Chief Carlos Rojas, who became top cop in May. Rojas said part of the solution is proactive policing. He says... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART shows increase in sex crimessafety on BART as well as a debate over how much information about crime BART s
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
safety on BART as well as a debate over how much information about crime BART should report to the public. According to BART police, seven rapes occurred on the transit system’s property through the end of June. That compares with four over the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART shows dramatic increase in sex crimessafety on BART as well as a debate over how much information about crime BART s
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
safety on BART as well as a debate over how much information about crime BART should report to the public. According to BART police, seven rapes occurred on the transit system’s property through the end of June. That compares to four over the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rapes, sexual assaults on the rise on BARTBART property from January through the end of June, compared to four in 2016, t
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
BART property from January through the end of June, compared to four in 2016, three in 2015 and two in 2014, according to BART police. At the same time, there has been a notable increase in the number of reported sexual assaults, with 28 in the... Read more
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Breitbart
Disgusting BART a Predictable Product of Failing Progressive Politicsin Oakland, meanwhile, have been the scene of marauding teenage gangs, but thei
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
in Oakland, meanwhile, have been the scene of marauding teenage gangs, but their activities have largely been unchecked by BART police. In fact, BART is actively trying to bury the crime statistics. In a leaked July 7 memo, BART management defended... Read more
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The Mercury News
Police chief: Facing backlash, BART backtracks on crime reporting changea memo to BART’s governing board, Rojas said he made the change after noticing
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
a memo to BART’s governing board, Rojas said he made the change after noticing inefficiencies and limitations in the way BART police shares information about criminal activity with the public. Condensing the reports into one email could take two... Read more
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BART
BART PD connects young gunshot survivor to SF pro soccer team for a night to rememberabove, from left, Isai's older brother Lester Catalan; SF Deltas player Stewart
BART / Posted 14 days ago
above, from left, Isai's older brother Lester Catalan; SF Deltas player Stewart Ceus, and Isai Catalan Several BART Police personnel attended a presentation at Isai’s church, Ministerio Hispano, which is affiliated with the Allen... Read more
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International Business Times
San Francisco's BART won't release surveillance footage to avoid 'racial animosity' agency had been issuing daily reports on police calls at BART, providing detail
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
agency had been issuing daily reports on police calls at BART, providing details of the incidents. That all changed when BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas was sworn in on 24 May. Instead, the logs were replaced with an online mapping website,... Read more
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FOX News
BART officials under fire for withholding crime surveillance videos to avoid racial stereotypesresponse to anyone who signed up to receive those emails, The Mercury News repo
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
response to anyone who signed up to receive those emails, The Mercury News reported. But that procedure changed when BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas assumed control of the department in late May, according to the newspaper. The agency then... Read more
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The Mercury News
BART police chief: Detailed crime reports to be released on ‘case-by-case basis’members of agency’s governing board, who described the change as “very disappoi
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
members of agency’s governing board, who described the change as “very disappointing” and a move away from transparency. BART police Chief Carlos Rojas started his first day of work in late May, but just two weeks later, made the decision to stop... Read more
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The Mercury News
Board directors to police: Increase transparency about crimes on BARTof the report and the department’s response to anyone who signed up to receive
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
of the report and the department’s response to anyone who signed up to receive those emails. But that all changed once BART police Chief Carlos Rojas assumed control of the department in late May. One of his first decisions was to use the free... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART official criticized for memo on withholding crime factsin robberies. Josefowitz cited recently installed working cameras on every tra
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
in robberies. Josefowitz cited recently installed working cameras on every train car and the strategic deployment of BART police officers at troubled stations as recent steps in the right direction. He also provided data on BART’s average... Read more
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The Mercury News
Honoring Sgt. Tommy Smith: Freeway exit sign to be renamed in memory of BART officer, killed in dutychanged. Caltrans had numbered the exits, and this one was designated No. 34, t
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
changed. Caltrans had numbered the exits, and this one was designated No. 34, the same number as the badge worn by her dad, BART police Sgt. Thomas “Tommy” Smith. “She said, ‘Mom, look, look, look, it’s exit number 34!” Smith said. “We both... Read more
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The Mercury News
Staying safe on BART: Seven quick tipsofficer, station agents or other personnel are not nearby, look for a white cou
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
officer, station agents or other personnel are not nearby, look for a white courtesy phone on a station platform or call BART Police at 1-877-679-7000 or 510-464-7000. Sign up for email alerts and advisories in order to stay abreast of changing... Read more
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The Mercury News
BART: Release footage of mob attackI asked asked BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost why the footage was not being relea
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
I asked asked BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost why the footage was not being released, she responded with an email that said: “BART Police have made the determination that the records you seek relate to the taking of minors into custody, making them... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
BART replaces all decoy cameras on train cars with real onescamera at a morning news conference. “This is a huge tool for us,” said Lt. Te
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
camera at a morning news conference. “This is a huge tool for us,” said Lt. Terence McCarty, chief of investigations for BART police. “One of the first investigative steps is to try to locate video, and having working video in every train car is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Another violent teen robbery on BART in Oakland — but this time, witness saves dayreleased to their parents after witnesses could not identify which had taken th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
released to their parents after witnesses could not identify which had taken the phone. The investigation is continuing. BART police were “in the process” of reviewing surveillance video, Huckaby said. After The Chronicle revealed last year that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Another violent teen robbery on BART in Oakland — but this time, Samaritan saves dayreleased to their parents after witnesses could not identify which had taken th
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
released to their parents after witnesses could not identify which had taken the phone. The investigation is continuing. BART police were “in the process” of reviewing surveillance video, Huckaby said. After The Chronicle revealed last year that... Read more

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