Three SEPTA police officers are now wearing body cameras attached to the microphones of their two-way radios as they patrol the transit system.
A jarring morning for a teacher sitting on a SEPTA train Thursday at Broad and Wyoming.
SEPTA tries to enlist the public’s help with ongoing safety campaigns, safety blitzes at transit hubs, and the new “Look Up, Speak Up” ads. In Monday’s attack on an officer, passengers stepped in to help.
At 69th Street terminal, Septa police commemorated the death of Thomas Sewell, who is the only Septa officer ever killed in the line of duty.
The dogs will now go through SEPTA explosives training class, and will go into in the field in mid-April.
“We’re trying to look for that predator that’s preying on the vulnerable,” says Septa police chief Tom Nestel.
A woman was injured when a gun discharged during rush hour at the 40th Street subway station.
The TWU sought the meeting after cataloguing what the union describes as a “spike” in assaults in 2011 and 2012.
SEPTA police have decided not to charge a mother and grandmother who left their baby behind while apparently scheming to avoid paying a fare on the Market-Frankford Line.
SEPTA Transit Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who assaulted and robbed an 87-year-old man in an elevator.
Officers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding a new contract.
Septa is one of 17 rail and mass transit agencies nationwide to earn the “Gold Standard” rating on a security assesment program administered by the TSA.
According to court documents, 37-year-old Lewis Granger admitted that he used a battery-powered saw to get the converters off of at least a half-dozen cars, then sold them to a local scrap dealer.