Sunday, December 12, 2021 8:54:00 PM
Sgt. Kelly Franco, the Metro Transit Police Department's 2020 Officer of the Year, at Union Depot Station.
Over the past two years, Metro Transit police have put in long hours, confronted the risks of COVID-19, and responded to calls for [...]
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 9:23:00 PM
K-9s that work with the Metro Transit Police Department will spend nearly a decade sniffing their way around trains, buses and boarding areas. So it only makes sense that their training would also take place in such an environment.
And now [...]
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 4:45:00 PM
Nearly 400 people have found permanent housing in the two years since the Metro Transit Police Department and the Metropolitan Council's Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) partnered to help those sheltering on transit. The first move-in [...]
Wednesday, December 30, 2020 3:40:00 PM
Lives: West Metro
Years of service: 16 years
Family: A wife, two daughters and two Labradors. My daughters are in college, one is about to earn a degree in social work and the other is studying elementary education.
How did you come to [...]
Monday, December 28, 2020 10:42:00 AM
Metro Transit Police Department K-9s are trained to protect the community by sniffing out shell casings and explosives.
But Merle, a black Labrador who was among the department's first K-9s, also served as a four-footed goodwill ambassador, [...]