SEPTA Transit Watch

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About this app

“See something Say something” for smartphones

The SEPTA Transit Watch App offers the public a quick and discreet method for reporting suspicious activity directly to the police. The app can send pictures, text messages, and locations of suspicious people or activities. From the home screen, users have two easy options for contacting the SEPTA transit police:

* The “Report a Problem” button allows users to send text or photos directly to the SEPTA Transit Police. To ensure discretion, the camera flash is automatically disabled when photos are taken through the app. When reporting an issue, users can select locations and report categories to assist the SEPTA Transit Police. Riders can also send reports anonymously if they chose.

* The “Call SEPTA Police” button will connect customers directly to the SEPTA Transit Police.

The application is designed for SEPTA. If you send a report in an area without cellular connectivity, it will be stored and sent when connectivity returns. The system is also designed to send text messages before pictures so that the SEPTA Transit Police can get app reports as quickly as possible.

Additional Features

BOLO (Be On the Look Out) Alerts. BOLO Alerts on the app may display alerts from SEPTA Transit Police about specific persons of interest. For example, the app may display information about a missing person or child, such as where they were last seen. If you see a person from a BOLO, immediately call 911 and send an app report to SEPTA Transit Police discreetly.
Updated on
Feb 23, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity and App info and performance
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

63 reviews
A Google user
April 5, 2019
It Actually Works!! I reported a problem at 7:58AM and by 8:01AM septa was handling the situation. I also received a real time response from a live person! I definitely reccomend this app to those who use septa, specifically those of you who ride the el.
44 people found this review helpful
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White Crow49
November 27, 2023
I haven't had to use this, but having it on my phone gives me some extra sense of security when I use public transit.
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Dale Chiacchio
August 12, 2020
This app is terrible. It would not let me send a video because it stated it was too big. It then stated to me to trim the video and wouldn't let me trim it.
7 people found this review helpful
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