October 31, 2012
A new K-9 team was certified to join the TriMet Transit Police Division, bringing the force to 62 officers including four full-time K-9 explosives teams. Additionally, six new fare enforcers start work, joining two others hired earlier this year, which brings the fare enforcement team to the full-time equivalent of 26.
June 20, 2012
Upped its estimate from $14 million each year. The agency is looking into fare evasion deterrents that would include more police enforcement.
February 1, 2012
In December, the agency saw a 10-fold increase in citations compared to December 2010. Riders without a valid fare face a $175 citation or an exclusion of up to 90 days.
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