Center for Policing Equity and BART PD release findings from policing practices study

January 15, 2021

By Bay Area Rapid Transit

From the article: "The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Police Department (BPD) and the center for Policing Equity (CPE) released findings from an analysis of the department's policing practices and behaviors.

Conducted as part of CPE’s National Justice Database (NJD) project, the report examined the incidences of vehicle stops, pedestrian stops and use of force from 2014 to 2018.

BPD is the first transit law enforcement agency in the country to undergo such a review by CPE. BPD voluntarily agreed to this process with the hope the findings would form the foundation of a data-driven approach to ensuring equitable policing. The report will be presented to the BART Board of Directors..."

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