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New cameras will improve light rail security, service 

| Tuesday, February 4, 2020 10:23:00 AM
Metro Transit will soon have a much better picture of what’s happening inside light rail vehicles. Four high-resolution cameras offering 360-degree views will be installed inside the passenger areas of all 91 light rail vehicles this year, [...]
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New Green Line housing development offers more than a place to stay 

Posted by Laura Baenen | Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:24:00 PM
A new supportive housing development with a focus on American Indian youth is now open near the METRO Green Line’s Victoria Street Station, a development that could help Metro Transit police build stronger bonds with young people they encounter. [...]
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Police, military experience guide new chief, Eddie Frizell 

Posted by Laura Baenen | Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:28:00 PM
Metro Transit Police Chief Eddie Frizell has a rich law enforcement and military background. Before joining Metro Transit in August, he spent 26 years with the Minneapolis Police Department. There, he filled numerous roles, including deputy chief [...]
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Partners share Metro Transit Police Department's Officer of the Year honors  

Posted by Laura Baenen | Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:14:00 PM
As partners, police officers Michael Affeldt and Joseph Carchedi spend so much time together their peers refer to them jointly as “Affeldt and Carchedi.” And now they share something in addition to a name and a beat. Affeldt and Carchedi were [...]
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Gratitude motivates new Metro Transit police officers 

Posted by John Komarek | Tuesday, June 25, 2019 12:37:00 PM
Eight years to the day after a bullet tore through his left triceps in a close firefight with Taliban militants in Afghanistan, Chang Lee was sworn-in as one of the Metro Transit Police Department’s newest police officers. Seven other men and [...]
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