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Metro and Los Angeles Sheriff's Department begin effort to reduce loitering and improve safety at North Hollywood Red Line station

Here’s the news release from Metro: NORTH HOLLYWOOD – Fulfilling a request from Councilmember Paul Krekorian, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s (LASD) Transit Services Bureau, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) North Hollywood Division and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) have joined in efforts to enhance safety [continue reading]

Sheriff's Department news release on Monday's fatal stabbing on the Red Line; help sought from the public

Here is the latest from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, which is investigating the fatal stabbing Monday and which patrols Metro buses and trains: (Update) Stabbing Death Investigation, Metro Red Line Vermont Station – 9:20AM, Mon, Jan.13 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the [continue reading]

Latest crime statistics for Metro

Part 1 Crime 2008-2012_Jan-Oct After last week’s tragic rape aboard a Metro bus, customers and media have been asking about crime on the Metro system. The above document (pdf here) compiled by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department — which contracts with Metro to patrol the agency’s system — includes statistics [continue reading]