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.