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Detroit drivers’ union pushes for police on buses

Posted on November 4, 2011

DETROIT — Approximately 100 Detroit Department of Transportation bus drivers walked out on their jobs, saying that they are afraid to board the buses after one driver was recently attacked on a bus at the Rosa Parks Transit Center, Detroit Free Press reported.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office used to provide officers to ride on the buses before budget cuts, Henry Gaffney, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 26 in Detroit, the union representing the drivers, told the Detroit Free Press. For the full story, click here.

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