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Transit Police

New SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestell III (Credit: SEPTA).

SEPTA Hires New Transit Police Chief

SEPTA has announced Thomas Nestell III will be the new Chief of the SEPTA Transit Police Department.

08/16/2012

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City Conducts Surprise Terror Drill To Test Emergency Response

In order to fine tune response by city emergency responders to a terrorist bomb explosion on or near the Broad Street subway, the Philadelphia Fire Department, city police, transit police and the FBI cooperated in a four-hour training exercise on Sunday.

06/24/2012

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Contracts Talks Between SEPTA And FOP Break Down, Transit Police Strike Continues

According to a statement released by the Philadelphia Fraternal Order Of Police, contracts talks between SEPTA representatives and the FOP have broken down.

03/22/2012

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SEPTA Transit Police Walk The Picket Line

SEPTA Transit police officers are walking the picket line Thursday morning, and there are no plans for any new talks between the two sides.

03/22/2012

(Striking SEPTA police officers, members of the Fraternal Order of Transit Police, outside a SEPTA subway entrance at 15th and Market Streets.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

SEPTA Transit Police Go On Strike Without Warning

Officers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding a new contract.

03/21/2012

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Transit Police In Philadelphia Suburbs On Alert For Catalytic Converter Thefts

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.

07/25/2011

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