Johannes Mehserle

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Bay Area Transit Officer Convicted In Killing Released From LA Jail

Protesters demonstrated in downtown Los Angeles after a white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man was released from jail early Monday after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2011

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Ex-Bay Area Transit Officer Denied Bail

A Los Angeles judge has denied bail for a white former transit officer sentenced to two years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in Oakland last year.

CBS Los Angeles–12/03/2010

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Former Officer’s Sentence Sparks Protest In Oakland

Oakland police say 56 of the more than 150 protesters arrested Friday night were from outside the city. Protesters descended on a usually quiet residential neighborhood, demonstrating against the minimum two-year sentence imposed on a white transit officer for the slaying of an unarmed black man on an Oakland train platform.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2010

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Former Officer Gets 2 Years In BART Shooting

A judge has sentenced a white former transit officer to two years in prison in the shooting death of an unarmed black man on a California train platform.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/05/2010

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Prosecutor Seeks Prison For Officer In BART Shooting

Prosecutors are asking a judge to issue a prison sentence for a white former transit officer convicted in the 2009 videotaped shooting death of an unarmed black man in Oakland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2010

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