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What to know about using Text for Safety 

Posted by Joshua Nichols | Thursday, February 15, 2024 6:17:00 AM
Have you ever been on a bus or a train and felt unsafe or saw something that just didn’t look right? Calling or texting 911 is always the best way to report an emergency or an in-progress crime, but if you don’t feel comfortable making that [...]
From GM Lesley Kandaras Light Rail METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Safety and Security Action Plan Transit Police

Listening, learning strengthens resolve to improve public safety on transit  

Posted by nmuehlhausen | Thursday, January 18, 2024 3:11:00 PM
Thank you to everyone who turned out last week to share valuable feedback with leaders who spent time riding light rail and at stations. Reflecting on her experience, General Manager Lesley Kandaras said she appreciated hearing how much riders [...]
Safety and Security Action Plan Transit Police

Revised Code of Conduct, expanded presence will improve rider experience 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, December 11, 2023 10:02:00 PM
After extensive outreach, the Metropolitan Council has adopted an updated Code of Conduct that outlines expected behaviors on transit and will be prominently displayed on vehicles and at stations. The Code of Conduct will be posted by [...]
Transit Police

Metro Transit Police Department joins 30x30 Initiative 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, September 12, 2023 8:49:00 AM
In college, Alexis Junker wasn’t sure whether she’d make it as a police officer, a position predominately held by men. But her confidence grew with each step she took toward the profession, including spending nine months as a Community [...]
Transit Police

Police awards celebrate bravery, compassion 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 17, 2023 12:58:00 PM
From left to right: Chief Ernest Morales III, Officer Daniel Hughes, Officer Juan Peralta, U.S. Marshal and former Metro Transit Police Chief Eddie Frizell. There were stories of bravery: The police officers who located and calmed an armed [...]
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