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Safety Transit Police

New officers, new diversity for Metro Transit police 

| Monday, August 5, 2013 10:49:00 AM
As new immigrants to the United States, Abdulkhayr Hirse and Salah Ahmed relied heavily on transit to get to work and school. A few short years later, their experience is coming full circle. The Somali-born men were among 19 new full-time [...]
In the News Safety Transit Police

MPR: Transit drivers get more protections from assaults under new law 

| Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:00:00 PM
Minnesota Public Radio reports on a new state law that classifies certain assaults against bus and train operators as gross misdemeanors, punishable by up to a year in prison and a $3,000 fine – previously the penalty was up to 90 days in a [...]
Safety Transit Police

Metro Transit safety and security efforts earn industry accolades 

| Monday, July 8, 2013 11:48:00 AM
Metro Transit’s safety record is getting attention both nationally and locally from industry peers. The agency has landed three safety-related awards from industry groups this year, including a “Gold Standard” rating for its transit security [...]
Community Safety Transit Police

Security officer who helped Metro Transit police nab suspect honored 

| Friday, June 21, 2013 3:43:00 PM
Sabrina Banks is an observer. It’s that quality that led her to a job working security at St. Paul’s Alliance Bank Center – and to the Metro Transit Police Department on Friday, where she received a Civilian Award of Commendation. Banks was [...]
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