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July 25, 2014

NYPD cracking down on subway sex crimes

Officers made 128 arrests on charges of sex abuse or forcible touching through Sunday, compared to 104 such collars by the same point in 2013 — a 23% rise.


July 18, 2014

NYC to begin fining Chinatown buses by August

Regulations allow the city to fine buses for operating without permits, stopping outside of approved zones or deviating from schedules. Fines start at $500 and climb to $2,500 for subsequent offenses within two years.


July 2, 2014

N.Y. police to crack down on subway acrobatics

Police Commissioner William Bratton acknowledges he is targeting subway acrobats as part of his embrace that low-grade lawlessness can cultivate a greater sense of disorder and embolden more dangerous offenders.


April 23, 2014

Deer tracking cameras help catch N.Y. subway copper thieves

Since the police began using the trophy cameras in September, nine incidents of trespassing in the subways have been caught on camera, and two people have been arrested as a result, according to the report.


December 26, 2013

New York MTA names new director of security

Raymond Diaz will oversee security for the agency, including coordinating security efforts with the Department of Homeland Security, FBI, the National Guard, NYPD and State Police, as well as the MTA Police Department.


December 2, 2013

Cornell U. bus struck by truck that killed NYPD officer

The bus had been trying to parallel park in front of the Cornell Club.


November 8, 2012

B.C. TransLink borrowing NYPD anti-terrorism tactic

Includes Train Order Maintenance Sweeps, with transit police at Canada Line and SkyTrain stations around Metro Vancouver, stepping aboard each train and briefly scanning the car. Adopted after a recent bomb scare.


April 17, 2012

N.Y. Senator proposes Tasers for transit workers

After a recent increase in violence against transit workers, Sen. Eric Adams is re-introducing his proposal from last year to let commuter train and Amtrak crews carry Tasers and extending it to bus drivers and subway contractors.


July 18, 2011

Subways are biggest terror threat post 9/11

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.


March 29, 2011

N.Y. MTA, NYC Police capture bank robbery suspect

The officers arrested the Dix Hills resident and turned him over to the Suffolk County Police Department. He's been charged in connection with the robberies that took place between Feb. 17 and March 24.


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