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LASD announces arrest of assault suspect

Ronene Anda, chief of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Transit Policing Division, announced today the arrest of the suspect wanted in connection with multiple assaults on board Metro buses. The suspect was taken into custody without incident about 11:45 a.m. in Huntington Park. LASD will continue the investigation. Metro would like to ask all [continue reading]

Changes for Metro Sheriff's bureau

From the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, which is under contract to patrol Metro’s buses, trains and facilities: In the latest move to restructure parts of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), Sheriff John Scott has changed the bureau that polices the Metro system into a division with its own chief [continue reading]

Statement from Metro CEO Art Leahy

Metro CEO Art Leahy has released the following statement regarding the appointment of an Interim Commander of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Transportation Services Bureau: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Commander Ronene Anda as Interim Commander of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s (LASD) Transportation Services Bureau. Anda [continue reading]

New Metro website stresses safety

Here’s the news release from Metro: New Metro Web Site Stresses Safety Riders Should Be Aware of their Surroundings Following Boston Bombings Heightened transit security remains in effect a day after a pair of bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killing at least three and injuring [continue reading]