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April 8, 2014

TransLink launching anti-harassment app

VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Globe and Mail reported that TransLink transit police are introducing an app designed to make it easier for riders to report incidents of sexual harassment in trains, buses and stations.

RELATED: Transit agencies partner to prevent sexual assault

The app is in the final stages of testing. It will offer a menu of security features, including texting for help and summaries of crimes around particular stations.

This is the police force’s top priority this year, as it struggles with a wave of incidents of sexual harassment. For the full story, click here.

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