(Photo courtesy BART Police)
A new security idea is being tested at two of BART’s highest-traffic stations this holiday season. BART Police “patrol desks” will be staffed intermittently throughout the day, to provide easily-accessible assistance for those in need.

Common crimes that BART Police encounter at Powell and Civic Center stations include aggressive panhandlers or scammers trying to sell fake BART tickets.

If successful, BART patrol desks will be installed at other stations down the line.

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