May 2, 2013
Solution is helping the organization’s Metro Transit Police force advance its ability to monitor and secure the Twin Cities’ current and new light rail and commuter trains and passengers, as well as enhance investigation capabilities and increase response times.
April 23, 2013
The man boarded the bus and then forced the driver and the two passengers off it at gunpoint before getting behind the wheel and heading east. He was found dead of a single gunshot wound.
October 29, 2012
Since January 1, CTA video cameras have assisted in the arrest of 134 individuals involved in crimes either on or off the CTA system, most involving robberies or thefts.
August 22, 2012
Verification by the team that the Amtrak Police Department meets the Commission’s state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain CALEA accreditation — a highly valued recognition of public safety professional excellence.
July 6, 2012
The ensuing confrontation was captured on video and described by witnesses. The man stabbed officer John Barnett with no warning. Barnett stepped back, drew his weapon and warned Owens repeatedly to drop his knife. Owens continued approaching Barnett with the knife in his hand.
April 5, 2012
The new tool is not meant to replace emergency calls, but instead assist crime fighting by adding an option for transit customers that are hearing impaired, do not wish to make a phone call if they see a crime or something else that makes them uncomfortable while on DART, according to the agency.
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 22, 2012
Reportedly was only given 20 minutes notice of the planned walkout, which was spurred by the inability to come to an agreement over pensions.
February 8, 2012
The officer who was shot was wearing a bullet-proof vest and is expected to survive; condition of the other DART customer is not known.
February 7, 2012
In 2005, 780 crimes were reported in the MAX system, dropping to a low of 413 crime reports in 2009.
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