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01.11.2022 Crisis Intervention Specialists on the job in the BART system are already making a difference
01.01.2022 Face coverings required indoors at BART through 3/18/22
10.25.2021 BART Police holds Trunk or Treat at North Berkeley 10/28/21
09.15.2021 BART Community Service Officers reunite missing 12-year-old boy with family
08.19.2021 Notice of discussion of proposed surveillance technologies on 8/26/21
07.27.2021 BART Police hosting National Night Out at seven BART stations 8/3/21
06.21.2021 BART PD participates in torch run for Special Olympics
04.22.2021 BART adds the prohibition of sexual harassment to the customer code of conduct
04.14.2021 Mother in Hawaii reunites with homeless son with help from BART Police
03.25.2021 BART PD now hiring Crisis Intervention Specialists and Transit Ambassadors
03.24.2021 BART Police Chief's statement condemning violence against Asian American Pacific Islanders
03.16.2021 BART PD Community Service Officers help make food bank deliveries
03.11.2021 BART Police Department staff volunteer for Read Across America
02.10.2021 BART Ambassadors mark one-year anniversary: "We see a lot of things"
02.05.2021 BART Police Chief Ed Alvarez on how to build a progressive policing presence
02.02.2021 BART officer helps mother find her homeless daughter: “People aren’t mentally ill from 9-to-5”
01.15.2021 BART creates new position to implement Strategic Homelessness Action Plan
01.14.2021 Center for Policing Equity and BART PD release findings from policing practices study
01.08.2021 BART Police Department to adopt all recommendations from new Center for Policing Equity report
12.17.2020 BART earns prestigious honor for innovation in public safety
12.16.2020 BART PD employees donate to jacket, glove drive to warm hearts and hands of day laborers
10.22.2020 Board approves continuing Police Ambassador Program
09.18.2020 Stabbing suspect in custody
09.01.2020 BPD raises money for cancer research with special uniform patches this fall
08.28.2020 BPD launches Text BART Police
06.19.2020 BART affirms commitment to progressive policing and fighting racism
05.29.2020 Joint statement from BART PD and the Independent Police Auditor on the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis
04.14.2020 BART PD reports decline in crime rate for third straight month
02.21.2020 BPD takes comprehensive look at enforcement data, embraces enhanced training
02.15.2020 BART Police Chief outlines his vision for safety
02.15.2020 Officer involved shooting at El Cerrito del Norte Station
02.13.2020 Police take assault suspect into custody in connection with fight on train
02.10.2020 New ambassador program deployed on trains
01.10.2020 General Manager appoints Ed Alvarez as Chief of Police
01.09.2020 BART to launch ambassador program on trains in February
12.19.2019 BPD fare inspections lead to opportunity to help family
12.06.2019 Sexual assault suspect taken into custody
11.19.2019 Update on 11/19 homicide aboard Warm Springs-bound train
08.28.2019 BART PD reaches hiring milestone
08.14.2019 BART secures $1.7 million federal grant for police patrols
07.19.2019 BART PD swears in 10 officers, exceeds 2018 hiring numbers
05.28.2019 BART PD taking new steps to combat cellphone thefts
05.24.2019 BART Police begin implementation of Narcan opioid antidote
05.08.2019 BART Police make arrests in connection with series of cellphone thefts
05.07.2019 BPD seeks identity of hit-and-run suspect
05.06.2019 BART PD gains prestigious accreditation
04.30.2019 BART-dedicated Homeless Outreach Team expanding to Mission Stations
04.24.2019 New platform emergency call boxes now available at Coliseum Station
04.08.2019 BART Police release photos of suspect in Daly City Assault
04.08.2019 BART Police begin extra patrols
03.29.2019 Juvenile suspect under arrest following fatal shooting
03.23.2019 BART Police release image of Fruitvale Station stabbing suspect
01.14.2019 BART PD seeks prestigious accreditation; public meeting planned
01.09.2019 New details and boost in reward for 2016 West Oakland homicide
12.06.2018 New BPD labor contract to boost officer retention and recruitment
11.29.2018 BART Police Cupcakes for Kids helps sweeten holidays for low-income families
10.17.2018 BART PD to host "Trunk or Treat" event at Pittsburg/Bay Point Station
09.27.2018 Go inside BPD's video surveillance recovery room
09.27.2018 BART board approves expansion of fare inspection teams
09.13.2018 Coffee and conversation: BART Police get public feedback at Civic Center Station
08.31.2018 Arrest made in connection with knife incident at MacArthur Station
08.27.2018 BART receives $6.8 million safety and security grant
08.23.2018 BART PD makes arrest in connection with stabbing outside Warm Springs Station
08.09.2018 BART Board votes on portions of Safety and Security Action Plan, calls for night board meeting
08.07.2018 Suspect sought for assault at MacArthur Station apprehended
08.06.2018 BART General Manager proposes Safety and Security Action Plan
08.06.2018 You're invited to join BART Police for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7
07.30.2018 Man wanted in fatal attack at Bay Fair Station arrested
07.26.2018 BART Safety Tips
07.24.2018 BART year to date crime stats through June
07.23.2018 Murder suspect in MacArthur stabbing now in custody
06.20.2018 BART joins new partnership to improve conditions at Civic Center Station
06.08.2018 Homeward bound: Woman who was BART’s 1st LEAD drug-diversion referral reunites with mom
05.22.2018 Robberies and violent crime down on BART amid increase in felony arrests
05.18.2018 BART PD and San Francisco PD team up on joint foot patrols in downtown San Francisco
04.08.2018 Coliseum Station stabbing suspect identified
03.27.2018 BART Police Department reports surge in arrests for 2017
03.16.2018 SF Sheriff will conduct training exercises at Millbrae Station 3/22
03.12.2018 Alert rider helps BART Police find missing Fremont boy
02.20.2018 Proof of Payment policy is in effect
02.13.2018 Statement on January 3, 2018 BPD officer-involved shooting
01.01.2018 Proof of payment required starting in 2018
12.13.2017 Building bridges: BART PD's Shop With A Cop program helps those in need
12.08.2017 Extra patrols and alert rider help nab car break-in suspect
12.06.2017 Behind the scenes: BART's partnership in LEAD program addressing homelessness
10.27.2017 BPD seeks vandalism suspect who drew offensive images on BART property
10.26.2017 BART Board Adopts Proof of Payment Ordinances
10.16.2017 BART PD holds "Trunk or Treat" events for kids at Coliseum and South Hayward stations
10.16.2017 BART’s focused approach to addressing the homeless crisis
10.12.2017 BPD announces arrests in two felony cases
10.09.2017 BPD releases update on Lafayette assault
10.05.2017 BPD releases new information on robbery suspect
09.18.2017 BART police seek public's help in search for attempted robbery suspect
09.12.2017 BART PD asks for the public's help to find armed robbery suspect
08.17.2017 BART Police Chief announces $10,000 hiring bonus to promote officer recruitment
08.15.2017 New BPD arrest highlights BART’s efforts to crackdown on cellphone thefts
08.09.2017 BART police arrest suspect wanted for two recent attacks
07.28.2017 Latest BPD arrest comes amid cellphone theft awareness campaign
07.27.2017 Join BART Police Aug. 1 for National Night Out to help keep BART safe
07.14.2017 BART PD connects young gunshot survivor to SF pro soccer team for a night to remember
06.28.2017 BART completes installation of security cameras in train cars
06.16.2017 BART seeking public’s help in locating Lafayette teen
06.09.2017 Go inside our Emergency Operations Center
06.06.2017 New transparency initiative increases public’s access to BART crime data
06.02.2017 Gio's Journey: Boy who loves trains gets special BART experience
06.01.2017 BART auto burglary suspect take into custody
05.26.2017 BART Police asks public help in identifying sexual battery suspect
05.25.2017 New Police Chief officially sworn in
04.24.2017 One suspect in custody in April 22 Coliseum Station robbery; more warrants issued
04.21.2017 Carlos Rojas will be BART's new Chief of Police
04.04.2017 Alert Station Agent and BART police thwart bike thief
03.31.2017 BART partners with SF to divert mentally ill and addicts from jail to treatment
03.29.2017 BART Police Explorers program seeks youth interested in law enforcement careers
03.16.2017 BART Police wrap up successful drug operation at Civic Center
12.20.2016 Training police leaders: BART PD on forefront with Safe Communities Institute
12.02.2016 BART employees to sell cupcakes for “Shop with a Cop” program
11.23.2016 BART PD holds Black Friday safety events at Bay Fair and West Oakland stations
11.15.2016 BART PD volunteer chaplain coordinator takes on national role in black law enforcement group
11.10.2016 Behind the scenes on Veterans Day: How BART & partners help homeless vets get off streets
10.26.2016 BART and Oakland Police team up to arrest carjacking suspects
10.19.2016 Families can “Trunk or Treat” at Fruitvale and Richmond stations 10/28
09.27.2016 Two BART Police Officers praised for work to help homeless man
09.22.2016 Podcast: Follow along on patrol with BART Police
07.26.2016 BART PD's National Night Out effort focusing on community ties at a pivotal time
05.11.2016 Human trafficking: It’s in our communities, and BART aims to be part of the solution
04.12.2016 Sharp-eyed BART customer and Station Agents foil bike thieves
03.09.2016 BART Police release video of West Oakland shooting suspect
03.02.2016 Police, Station Agent team up to arrest suspected catalytic converter thieves
02.05.2016 BART outfitting remainder of fleet with cameras
01.13.2016 BART Police ask for public’s help identifying shooting suspect
12.18.2015 BART PD's "Shop With A Cop" brightens needy youngsters' holiday season
12.08.2015 BART employees to sell cupcakes for “Shop with a Cop” program
11.17.2015 In the community: BART PD Sgt. teaches life lessons with school program
11.10.2015 Formerly homeless vet counts blessings, including BART outreach
07.31.2015 BART Police host National Night Out events on Aug. 4
07.10.2015 BART Police Explorers: Program exposes youth to law enforcement careers, builds character
07.01.2015 Safety first, safely Fourth!
06.24.2015 BART Police Adopt Policy for Interactions with Transgender People
02.18.2015 BART helps connect homeless Vietnam veteran to a home of his own
02.12.2015 Board votes to ban e-cigarettes
02.04.2015 BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey's column on moving the community forward