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BART Police Bump Up Presence, Offer Escorts For Holiday Shoppers In SF, Oakland

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Bay Area Rapid Transit riders can expect to see more police officers in stations, and on trains starting Thursday.

BART is adding police patrols at stations in downtown San Francisco to provide protection for holiday shoppers.

The transit agency will also be getting help from Oakland officers, who will provide escorts for passengers parked at the West Oakland station.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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