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January 22, 2014

BART officer in fatal shooting may have been ‘misidentified’

The incident occurred Tuesday while members of the agency's detective unit were conducting a probation search on a suspect at an apartment complex. The officer was the first in the department's history to die on duty.


November 12, 2013

Police shoot, kill man in Milwaukee transit center

None of the three officers involved were hurt and no one inside the building was in the line of fire.


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.


July 6, 2012

Officer stabbed, man shot at LIRR station

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.


September 15, 2011

Another shooting spurs more calls for SEPTA bus driver protection

Two recent bus driver shootings have prompted the local Transit Workers Union to request Mayor Michael A. Nutter form a task force to find ways to better protest bus operators and other transit employees.


September 8, 2011

Extra protection urged for SEPTA workers after shooting

Agency and drivers’ union are calling for special legal protection for transit workers after a bus driver was shot and wounded. The recent incident was the 46th assault on a SEPTA employee this year.


August 25, 2011

BART wireless policy will limit shutdowns

Will be confined to extreme situations in which public safety is endangered.


August 18, 2011

Hackers attack BART again

Targeted the agency for the second time, posting personal information of more than 100 transit police officers on the website operated by The Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Officers' Association.


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