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Detroit buses may get their own police force

Posted on November 21, 2013

DETROIT — Local 4 reported the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) may soon put more police officers on city buses. The move is a response to bus drivers demanding more security, particularly after a passenger threw a bucket of bleach on a driver.

DDOT union president Fred Westbrook told Local 4 the drivers are awaiting a proposal to be approved by City Council. The cost for the additional officers could be more than $2 million. For the full story, click here.

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