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Transit Police take their cues from other police departments, claiming they're only interested in the public's safety and security,
Safety and security is our top priority.. BART Watch allows you to quickly and discreetly report criminal or suspicious activity directly to BART Police.
Unfortunately, these 'See Something, Say Something' apps allow police to spy on everyone.
According to ABC7 News at least 10,000-50,000 people have downloaded the Elerts spying app. The lawsuit reveals that Transit Police are using Elerts to secretly collect everyone's cellphone identification number, otherwise known as International Mobile Equipment Identity number (IMEI).