May 13, 2014
The reduction of crime onboard Muni follows the partnership announced by Mayor Edwin M. Lee, the SFMTA and the SFPD in November of last year to deploy more officers on the system to increase overall security.
April 24, 2014
Already in 2014, following several police surveillance missions and using images pulled from station and railcar cameras, police have made 60 arrests for graffiti-related crimes on CTA properties.
February 3, 2014
The university started planning for the Weekend Circulator in December in an effort to increase safety after several violent crimes occurred on and near campus. Running the service during the spring semester will cost about $125,000.
September 23, 2013
A series of armed robberies on campus spurred the university to plan a pilot program to make its nighttime shuttle service available to all community members with a Brown ID. The service is currently only available to students living off-campus.
March 28, 2013
Designation makes passengers eligible for arrest if they breach any of their conditions, however, police say, even if a judge approves a listing, there’s no stopping offenders from boarding once they’re released.
March 18, 2013
Following three robberies in the past month on the University of Arizona, Tucson campus, students are using SafeRide, a free shuttle service. The Associated Students of the University of Arizona pay for the fleet of about a dozen vehicles.
March 12, 2013
Between 15 and 20 teenagers punched a bus operator and tried to pull him from the driver’s side window. Transit Police Superintendent in Chief Joseph O’Connor said that the incident was unusual because assaults on bus drivers usually only involve one or two individuals.
February 26, 2013
In 2012, the number of robberies and aggravated battery incidents reported on CTA were down by 21% and nearly 12%, respectively, compared to 2011.
December 4, 2012
In response to criticism from city officials, the agency will not cut service after 8 p.m. to some neighborhoods in the Southeastern region of Washington, D.C., despite routine attacks that injure riders and drivers and damage the buses.
May 3, 2012
The officers have learned to use the “Find My iPhone” features, as well as similar applications that track down other brands of cellphones such as Droids and BlackBerrys.
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