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BART police steps up enforcement

Posted on July 24, 2014

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SAN FRANCISCO — Reuters reported that transit police on the Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s (BART) commuter rail line stepped up efforts this week to discourage homeless people from sleeping in stations, issuing warnings that could eventually lead to a trip to jail.

The crackdown BART police started with verbal warnings to people sleeping in the hallway corners of Powell Street train station downtown, the first step in a widening campaign that will eventually include all stations, according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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