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October 01, 2011
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BART cops in shooting not trained for crises

Chief of BART police said that field officers who train rookies had gone through such courses, but the two officers in question did not

By Wyatt Buchanan
The San Francisco Chronicle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Neither of the two BART police officers involved in the shooting of a transient at the Civic Center Station in July had received crisis intervention training, a specialized type of instruction that helps law enforcement interact with people who may be suffering from mental problems, the BART police chief said T...

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