Septa Transit Police chief Thomas Nestel says the six cameras that were deployed back in July have been netting good results.
The dogs will now go through SEPTA explosives training class, and will go into in the field in mid-April.
SEPTA officials say an alleged cell phone snatcher is in custody.
Thomas Nestel: “Our soon-to-be close friend, Benji Teague Jr is wanted for multiple phone snatches.”
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.