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Who Says the SFPD Doesn’t Really Patrol MUNI Buses?

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

Lots of transit riders say they never see the SFPD earning its $19 million a year patrolling MUNI in San Francisco, but check out this Neoplan AN460 Diesel seen on Market Street today – it was filled with cops and there were three others just like it close by.

In fact, there were so many officers aboard there was no room for anyone else, as these four, forlorn, forsaken, would-be passengers illustrate. Click to expand:

Obviously, the S.F.P.D. does more than just ride a few buses now and then, but Supervisor Bevan Dufty‘s questioning of just how all that money gets earned seems appropriate.