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May 6, 2013

MBTA security enhancements aided in Boston bombing response

Staff was prepared, primarily due to the new equipment and training acquired in recent years with federal grant money. Transit operators were able to view real-time footage from system’s several thousand security cameras and live feeds from hundreds of other city- and state-owned cameras, for the first time ever.


May 2, 2013

MBTA transit cop wounded in firefight recovering

Richard Donohue posted a message on the MBT Transit Police website crediting a slain MIT officer for saving his life. He is able to briefly move around with the aid of a walker. A bullet from the shootout will remain lodged in his leg.


April 19, 2013

UPDATE: MBTA resumes service, officer in critical condition

Decision made to close services made following chaotic night, ending with one Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed and another still on the run. An MBTA transit officer was among those shot by the suspects.


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