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NCJ Number: 64817 Find in a Library
Title: ILLINOIS - CRIME ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES - A SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION VOLUME 2, SUPPLEMENTARY DOCUMENTS - SECOND PUBLIC HEARING, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 19, 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Illinois General Assembly
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 116
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois General Assembly
Springfield, IL 62706
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE'S HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION HELD A PUBLIC HEARING IN 1978 TO EXPLORE THE EXTENT OF CRIME EXPERIENCED BY PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEM EMPLOYEES AND PASSENGERS.
Abstract: WRITTEN STATEMENTS WERE SUBMITTED IN RESPONSE TO THE CRIME ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES SUBCOMMITTEE (HOUSE RESOLUTION 1020) BY THE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY IN CHICAGO, THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY, AND THE JOLIET MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT. WRITTEN TESTIMONY WAS PRESENTED BY GOVERNMENT AND LABOR UNION REPRESENTATIVES. SUPPLEMENTARY DOCUMENTS WERE ALSO SUBMITTED THAT CONCERNED PLAINCLOTHES POLICE DECOYS, BULLETPROOF SAFETY GLASS TO PROTECT AGAINST TRAIN VANDALS, AND STATE LAWS ON PUBLIC TRANSIT. SPECIAL OCCURRENCE REPORTS ON PUBLIC TRANSIT CRIME AND PERSONAL SAFETY ARE INCLUDED. ANSWERS ARE PROVIDED TO QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PERCENTAGE OF CRIME COMMITTED DURING EVENING HOURS, SECURITY DEPARTMENT OPERATION, INSTALLATION OF EMERGENCY TELEPHONE AND TELEVISION SURVEILLANCE, TWO-WAY RADIO/TELEPHONE CAPABILITIES, AND SECURITY DEVICES. (DEP)
Index Term(s): Illinois; Legislation; Mass transit security; Railroad law enforcement; Transportation; Vehicles
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