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Airway and Transit Policing

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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July 18, 2011
Post-9/11, biggest terror threat is underground

Post-9/11, biggest terror threat is underground

Since terrorists brought down the twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001, subways have been bombed across the world - Full Story
July 04, 2011

Calif. transit cops kill knife-wielding man

One BART officer suffered cuts and bruises on his arm, two officers have been placed on administrative leave - Full Story
July 02, 2011

Armed felon arrested at Calif. airport

The Sacramento Bee reports that 49-year-old Tam Nguyen is being held a variety of charges, including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon - Full Story
June 29, 2011

BART to pay $1.3M to Oscar Grant's mom

The settlement between Bay Area Rapid Transit and Wanda Johnson resolves a $50 million wrongful death and civil rights suit - Full Story
April 11, 2011

350 with suspected terrorists ties kept off planes

Security rules became dramatically tighter after after the attempted bombing of an airline on Christmas of 2009 - Full Story
March 31, 2011

Security lax at NY, NJ ports?

Paul Nunziato, president of the Port Authority PBA, told the agency's commissioners that cars can enter the loading area of the world's largest bus terminal unchecked - Full Story
March 28, 2011

New JFK terminal is police comms dead zone

The new $743 million JetBlue terminal at JFK Airport has already led to a slew of police injuries - Full Story
March 21, 2011

Two arrested for shining laser at Chicago police helicopter

Beam was aimed at a commercial flight at Chicago's Midway Airport and again at a police helicopter that responded - Full Story
February 04, 2011

Senate would criminalize laser targeting of aircraft

Interference with commercial airlines is already a federal crime but current law has a gap that weakens FBI's ability to investigate incidents involving helicopters - Full Story
January 29, 2011

LAX emergency response coordination 'nerve center' opens

The new center was funded with airport revenue and a $970,000 state emergency management grant - Full Story



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