September 8, 2011
This meant implementing a new level of vigilance for the agency's transit police; a long-term effort to educate riders; partnerships with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies; and an increase in special operations security training.
September 2, 2011
The team is being launched through a $122,000 federal grant and will further the Homeland Security mission in Orange County.
August 31, 2011
Rail service is conducting more passenger and baggage screenings, increasing the use of K-9 explosive detection teams, and expanding police patrols at stations, on trains, along the tracks and other key rail infrastructure.
July 18, 2011
NYPD's security strategy includes the use of bomb-sniffing dogs, random bag checks, regular inspections of tunnels and mining for intelligence about potential threats.
November 5, 2010
When Fenton was fired, the agency released a statement saying it had "concluded that Mr. Fenton violated his trust as a state employee and therefore was dismissed." The ACLU contends that Fenton was exercising his free speech.
April 21, 2010
During his testimony, APTA President William Millar announced the results of a recent survey of public transit systems that identifies $6.4 billion in security needs and urged Congress to provide at least $1.1 billion in funding for fiscal year 2011 — the level authorized under the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
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