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Sex crimes go unreported on San Francisco transit

Posted on February 29, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO — While police documented 95 sex crimes on Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and Alameda County Transit in 2011, experts who study sex crimes on public transit say the numbers are significantly underreported, CBS San Francisco reported.

Seventy-six of the cases were on BART, half of which resulted in arrests. For the full story, click here.

Updated: To read a report why transit riders don't report unwanted sexual behavior on transit, read The Bay Citizen report here.

Web poll: Has your transit system noticed an uptick in reported sex crimes? Register your opinion here.

 

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