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The Airway and Transit Policing topic is aimed at the law enforcers who keep our transit systems safe. Railway freight and passenger trains, subway systems and urban commuter buses, and of course commercial airlines and their terminals would all be vulnerable to crime and terrorism if not for the sheepdogs who protect them.
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January 10, 2012

Ill. cop fired for living outside city limits — for 15 years

City Hall has fired Marvin Ditkowsky, an 87-year-old Department of Aviation police officer at O'Hare Airport - Full Story
January 03, 2012

TSA: Woman tried to bring less-lethal device on plane

The TSA says the device initially just appeared to be a flashlight - Full Story
December 28, 2011

Police: Man stole Greyhound bus for joyride

The bus was tracked down using GPS - Full Story
December 12, 2011

Suicide by cop possible in Chicago 'L' station fatality

A man pointed two pistols at officers, a Fraternal Order of Police spokesman said - Full Story
December 06, 2011

Suspect shoots at cops on Texas train

Sr. Cpl. Samuel Hussey, assigned to the Dallas Police Department's Narcotics Division, was wounded when a suspect on board an idling train fired at three plainclothes officers - Full Story
December 02, 2011
TSA stops teen for purse with gun design

TSA stops teen for purse with gun design

Replica weapons have been banned since 2002 - Full Story
December 02, 2011

If threat warrants, BART cops can block cellphones

The agency that oversees the San Francisco area transit system is authorizing police to turn off wireless communications in train stations - Full Story
November 28, 2011

NYPD cop intervenes in scuffle on flight

An off-duty New York City police officer subdued and handcuffed an intoxicated passenger - Full Story
November 24, 2011

Chicago mayor lauds new cameras at CTA rail stations

Extra security cameras Mayor Rahm Emanuel this summer vowed to install are now installed, six weeks ahead of schedule - Full Story
November 21, 2011

NY cops act drunk to catch gadget thieves

Decoy officers will try to curb thefts on trains by pretending to be intoxicated - Full Story

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