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The Mercury News
Milpitas council receives BART extension updatesurveillance cameras will be installed. "There will be CCTV all over the BART
Milpitas council receives BART extension update
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
surveillance cameras will be installed. "There will be CCTV all over the BART station and transit hub, and currently BART police will police the area within the station and VTA contracts with the sherriff's office. That doesn't mean that... Read more
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BART
BART to open early, run long trains for 2016 Bay to Breakers raceis asking customers to help keep the system safe for everyone by reporting unat
BART to open early, run long trains for 2016 Bay to Breakers race
BART / Posted 4 days ago
is asking customers to help keep the system safe for everyone by reporting unattended packages or suspicious behavior. Call BART Police at (510) 464-7000 or download the BARTwatch App for iOS or Android and use your smart phone to make a... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
BART Buys Controversial License Plate ReadersWithout much fanfare or public fanfare, BART police bought and installed two au
BART Buys Controversial License Plate Readers
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
Without much fanfare or public fanfare, BART police bought and installed two automatic license plate readers at Oakland's MacArthur station, hoping to eventually put the controversial technology at every station. He told the East Bay Times that the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
BART Buys Controversial License Plate ReadersWithout much fanfare or public fanfare, BART police bought and installed two au
BART Buys Controversial License Plate Readers
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
Without much fanfare or public fanfare, BART police bought and installed two automatic license plate readers at Oakland's MacArthur station, hoping to eventually put the controversial technology at every station. He told the East Bay Times that the... Read more
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The Mercury News
BART police want to read your license plateOAKLAND -- BART police have quietly purchased and installed two automatic licen
BART police want to read your license plate
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
OAKLAND -- BART police have quietly purchased and installed two automatic license plate readers at the MacArthur station and hope to launch a pilot program with the aim of eventually installing the technology at every station. BART Deputy Police... Read more
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East Bay Express
BART Police Quietly Installed License Plate Surveillance Cameras at Oakland Stationand they automatically read license plates and check this information against l
BART Police Quietly Installed License Plate Surveillance Cameras at Oakland Station
East Bay Express / Posted 6 days ago
and they automatically read license plates and check this information against law enforcement databases. According to a BART Police Department bulletin included in tomorrow's board meeting agenda packet, the ALPR system will be used to identify... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Defense will seek to move Sierra LaMar murder trialin recent years included those against Scott Peterson, convicted of murdering h
Defense will seek to move Sierra LaMar murder trial
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
in recent years included those against Scott Peterson, convicted of murdering his wife and their unborn child, and former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Oscar... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Report of Man with Gun on East Bay BART Train Prompts DelaysBART police said a 20-minute delay this evening at Oakland's MacArthur station
Report of Man with Gun on East Bay BART Train Prompts Delays
NBC Bay Area / Posted 9 days ago
BART police said a 20-minute delay this evening at Oakland's MacArthur station occurred because a citizen reported seeing a man with a gun on a Fremont-bound train. Police received the first report of the incident at 4:56 p.m. but did not locate the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Update: Report Of Man With Gun On Train Prompts DelaysReport Of Man With Gun On Train Prompts Delays BART police said a 20-minute de
Update: Report Of Man With Gun On Train Prompts Delays
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Report Of Man With Gun On Train Prompts Delays BART police said a 20-minute delay this evening at Oakland's MacArthur station occurred because a citizen reported seeing a... Read more
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BART
Board votes 5-4 to adopt “one ticket, one seat” ordinanceby the Board and study the practically of extending the ordinance to enforce se
Board votes 5-4 to adopt “one ticket, one seat” ordinance
BART / Posted 18 days ago
by the Board and study the practically of extending the ordinance to enforce senior and disabled priority seating.” The BART Police Department will now work to develop an enforcement policy and will present it at an upcoming (yet to be... Read more
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The Mercury News
BART seat hogs will be finedthan one seat, and refuses to give it up after being asked to, at least an offi
BART seat hogs will be fined
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
than one seat, and refuses to give it up after being asked to, at least an officer can write a citation," Keller said. BART police should have wide discretion in enforcing the rule, but at least police officers for the first time will have... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART ‘seat hog’ law narrowly wins approvalof BART operation, was revised after extensive discussion among members of the
BART ‘seat hog’ law narrowly wins approval
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
of BART operation, was revised after extensive discussion among members of the board of directors. The ordinance gives BART police the legal leverage to force greedy passengers to slide over or sit up, said BART Director Joel Keller, who... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
BART's crisis intervention expert provides homeless outreachwho has been a fixture at the station for years. In July 2011, a homeless, men
BART's crisis intervention expert provides homeless outreach
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 20 days ago
who has been a fixture at the station for years. In July 2011, a homeless, mentally-ill man got into confrontation with BART police. The transit agency says an officer shot and killed the man because he threw a knife at police. BART's Police... Read more
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Breitbart
Black Lives Matter Scares BART Official into Carrying GunFear of violence from the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement spurred a member of
Black Lives Matter Scares BART Official into Carrying Gun
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
Fear of violence from the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement spurred a member of BART’s board to apply, successfully, for a renewed carry and conceal license for a handgun so that he is able to protect himself. John McPartland, 71, has served on... Read more
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BART
Sharp-eyed BART customer and Station Agents foil bike thievesparked there. When the men saw that they’d been spotted, they tried to get rid
Sharp-eyed BART customer and Station Agents foil bike thieves
BART / Posted 20 days ago
parked there. When the men saw that they’d been spotted, they tried to get rid of their tools in a nearby garbage can. BART Police were called and they were able to take the suspects into custody and recover the tools from the garbage can. One... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART ordered to pay $1.1 million for contracting out union workout to about $30,000 in lost pay for each of the agency’s roughly 40 Community
BART ordered to pay $1.1 million for contracting out union work
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
out to about $30,000 in lost pay for each of the agency’s roughly 40 Community Services Officers, attorneys for the BART Police Officers Association said. “This was by far the biggest grievance award I’ve ever been a part of,” said Sean... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART director got concealed gun permit, cites risk from activistsin a series of renewal applications with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, h
BART director got concealed gun permit, cites risk from activists
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
in a series of renewal applications with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, he cited protests that stemmed from the fatal BART police shooting of Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day 2009, including a riot in downtown Oakland and an incident in April... Read more
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The Mercury News
In-custody deaths: Alameda County stands apart in lack of investigationssimilar to Moore's, while others are variants on the theme. James Greer died d
In-custody deaths: Alameda County stands apart in lack of investigations
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
similar to Moore's, while others are variants on the theme. James Greer died during a 2014 traffic stop after Hayward and BART police restrained him and used a WRAP. He was later found to have PCP in his system. Roy Nelson died in December 2015... Read more

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