DART's board of directors meet, no comment on violent rape at DART station

For the first time since Fox 4 revealed DART Police kept a surveillance video of a now confessed rapist from the public, DART’s board of directs met.

Board members declined comment tonight about a violent rape that happened September 27th at the Walnut Hill station.

It was caught on DART security cameras but not shared with Dallas police until October 26th and not shown to the public till February 15th, after the suspect in the initial assault allegedly raped again.

Samuel Jamal White is charged with both crimes and from jail admitted to fox 4 News, he raped two women.

"I think it's one of those things where we want to see if we could do better if there's something we could have done differently," said DART spokesperson Morgan Lyons

When asked about the delay in releasing the video last week DART Police Chief James Spiller said investigators were trying to reach the victim before going public.

Spiller also denied addressing the case at a downtown safety meeting, though his comments were caught on tape

Tanya Ragan lives and works downtown.

She and others have had a series of meetings with DART and Dallas police about increasing police presence around DART stations

"They have done an incredible job of really stepping up with some of the quality of life and safety concerns. We need DART to get up to that same speed," said Ragan.

DART may also be facing a lawsuit from longtime activist and citizen journalist Avi Adelman.

He was arrested and jailed earlier this month for taking photographs of a medical emergency at the West End DART station.

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