The family of the man fatally shot by BART officers last summer said it filed a federal civil lawsuit against the transit agency not for a settlement payout, but to ensure the criminal case against officers moves forward.
Charles Hill, a 45-year-old transient, was shot and killed July 3 at the Civic Center BART station, after police said he acted belligerently and threw a knife at responding officers. Read More
One of the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding transient, Charles Hill, at the Civic Center BART station is looking to switch jobs and work for the FBI.BART officer James Crowell has been hired by the federal bureau and plans to join them soon, according to his attorney, Harry Stern.“There is no reason to believe that this completely justified use of force would impede that transfer,” Stern said in an email to the Examiner. Read More