Why You (probably) Want SEPTA Police Wearing Body-Worn Cameras

The Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority announced yesterday that they’d be testing a pilot program that will outfit transit officers with clip-on cameras that’ll effectively record everything they do on the job. Citing the “public trust,” SEPTA transit police chief Thomas Nestel answered reporters’ questions during a press conference. He noted when citizens know police are […]

Philly SEPTA’s $11Million Savings Contributed To Surveillance Cameras

The 17,659 surveillance cameras that Philadephia, PA’s SEPTA has in its vehicles and stations have contributed to a significant decrease in the amount of money SEPTA spends on injury and damages claims and in a climate where every dollar counts, that savings is especially significant. Between fiscal years 2012 and 2013, the payout SEPTA made […]