Man stabbed in the stomach on an MBTA bus in Codman Square

On a 22 bus at Talbot Avenue and Whitfield Street around 3:10 p.m.

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Why?

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The Transit Police used to patrol and ride buses through the neighborhood why did they stop riding buses?

So many reasons. One being $$

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So many reasons. One being $$, the T hacked the public safety budget which is much less than 1% of the T’s operating costs. The department came up with a new money saving patrol plan several years ago. This has resulted in a lack of train & bus riding or undercover presence (staffing). The result of a lack of police work has resulted in a lack of crime stats, which plays out to the public that crime is down!! Hooray!! In reality the patrolmen haven’t had a contract in over 4 years, morale is at an all time low, and no one from the Governor on down cares

Crime on the T

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If you are correct about the MBTA lying about safety and crime on the 'T' and indifference from the Governor's office this could be a bigger issue than the scandals involving the State Police.

Outcomes?

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What was the outcome for those involved? This is our bus commute to and from daycare with a toddler and infant in arms.

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