Tag: Public Safety

How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?
Lifestyle

How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?

It’s shorthand for the potential danger faced by women using app-based, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. And if you’re already dismissing how dangerous it can be, you’ve obviously missed the rash of headlines like these from across the country. – “Uber Driver Charged With Rape Ordered Held After Dangerousness Hearing” (Boston Globe, August 2016)…

FBI Alerts Los Angeles Commuters of Possible Attack
News

FBI Alerts Los Angeles Commuters of Possible Attack

  All Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) personnel are maintaining a heightened state of situational awareness and remain vigilant after uncorroborated threats were made to the LA County mass transit system. The LASD is the contracted policing agency for LA Metro. Today you will see an increased visible sheriff’s deputy presence. Metro passengers may…