Oscar Grant

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The Mercury News
BART police auditor needs more authority, resources to investigate officer misconductestablished the police auditor’s office and authorized BART to create a citizen
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
established the police auditor’s office and authorized BART to create a citizen review board following the death of Oscar Grant, who was shot while handcuffed and lying face-down on the Fruitvale Station platform, early in the morning on New... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Federal oversight of police reform: Functional or futile?progress,” and then extending their time-frame for improvement, according to Ce
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
progress,” and then extending their time-frame for improvement, according to Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson, whose nephew, Oscar Grant, III., was shot in the back by a former BART officer on a station platform in 2009. Increasing crisis... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Clara: Family sues city after police killed their son during mental breakdownway to stop the killings is to hold police accountable for the crimes they comm
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
way to stop the killings is to hold police accountable for the crimes they commit,” said Cephus X. Johnson, the uncle of Oscar Grant, an unarmed black man killed by BART police in 2009. “If (officer Johannes) Mehserle did 12 years,” instead of a... Read more
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New America Media
Federal Oversight of Police Reform: Functional or Futile?progress,” and then extending their time-frame for improvement, according to Ce
New America Media / Posted 13 days ago
progress,” and then extending their time-frame for improvement, according to Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson, whose nephew, Oscar Grant, III., was shot in the back by a former BART officer on a station platform in 2009. Increasing crisis... Read more
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The Mercury News
The carrots and sticks BART is using to manage homeless populationintervention trainer, one of the recommendations from an independent audit of B
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
intervention trainer, one of the recommendations from an independent audit of BART police following the shooting death of Oscar Grant. He was also tasked with serving as a liaison to the homeless community throughout the system. Sandoval focuses... Read more
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The Chronicle
An Open Response to Judge William H. Leary IIIsystem that failed people like Kalief Browder and Trayvon Martin--the same syst
The Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
system that failed people like Kalief Browder and Trayvon Martin--the same system that failed Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Oscar Grant and Sandra Bland? How might it at all be just to decide the verdict of a case where another man of color was... Read more

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