Monday, November 14, 2016 11:22:00 AM
Thirteen new full-time officers joined the Metro Transit Police Department at a swearing-in ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 10.
The recruits come from a variety of backgrounds, with a combined 50-plus years of law enforcement experience with the DEA, [...]
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 10:58:00 AM
Chief John Harrington has talked a lot about community policing since taking the helm at the Metro Transit Police Department.
Officer Leonard Mitchell has taken it to heart. And for that, he was recognized as Metro Transit’s 2015 Officer of the [...]
Friday, November 6, 2015 12:00:00 PM
Mukhtar Abdi spent ten years interacting with the public as a Metro Transit bus operator. He’ll continue to do so, but in a much different way.
This week, Abdi was among 13 men and women who were sworn in as the newest members of the Metro [...]
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 10:05:00 AM
Chief John Harrington was recognized as Transit Professional of the Year at the Minnesota Public Transit Association’s annual awards on Monday.
Harrington was recognized for his efforts to grow and diversify the department and for strengthening [...]
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:00:00 AM
When Metro Transit Police Chief John Harrington addressed a group of new officers at the department’s latest swearing-in ceremony, he told them a "transformation" had taken place.
"When you came to my office as job seekers you seemed a little [...]