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.
March 29, 2012
Entered its eighth day. Striking police claimed that crimes have increased at SEPTA stations and vehicles during the strike. Agency officials countered that most of those crimes happened at nearby stores.
March 2, 2012
Two workers allegedly recruited passengers to ride the train, but didn’t have them purchase a ticket. Instead the riders paid them a discounted rate. Prosecutors say that the employees then pocketed the cash, which added up to thousands of dollars in lost fares.
November 17, 2011
Team using techniques such as decoy bicycles to further reduce crime in the Metro system. Since the team began their efforts about a month ago, it has made dozens of arrests, stopping would-be bicycle thieves and robbery suspects trying to escape with victims’ electronic devices such as iPhones or cash.
November 2, 2011
NYCT reports subway crime has risen 17 percent so far in 2011, with about 1,000 riders the victims of larceny. The Apple iPhone is listed as the most popular item to be stolen.
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