November 9, 2012
Implemented a front-door-only boarding policy, added surveillance cameras and stationed more officers near automatic fare collection to deter fare evasion and crime. The measures have proven successful so far, agency officials said.
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.
September 17, 2012
Each bus has 11 cameras; three outside and eight inside. There’s also a 17-inch, full-color monitor mounted behind the driver that lets customers view themselves and their surroundings in real time.
June 23, 2011
Will double the number of security cameras across the rail system, while also working with police to enhance security for passengers. Chicago police will deploy teams, called Wolfpacks, as well as plainclothes officers to patrol the system.
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