Metro had another full-on emergency training drill Sunday, but this time, it happened over the water.
Metro Transit Police and the FBI had been tracking 36-year-old Nicholas Young for years, including tracking his social media activity, and could quickly respond if he ever posed a threat to rail riders, Metro officials said.
The number of the most serious crimes in the Metrorail system and at Metrobus stops increased in 2015.
The Metro Transit Police chief is responding to concerns about rowdy teenagers in the Metro system.
Metro and local fire chiefs say a position created after the deadly smoke incident near L’Enfant Plaza in January has increased safety and improved response for incidents in the Metrorail system. But it could end this spring if the region does not find new funding for it.
Metro now has a one-stop-shop for all of its security camera footage, and the Metro Transit Police Chief says the ability to track riders across the system has helped solve hundreds of crimes.
Metro riders can get just as frustrated at the lack of communication from the transit agency when there is a problem as with the problem itself, so Metro is trying to improve the communication and effectiveness of the station managers and train operators with whom riders interact.
WASHINGTON — Reports of suspicious packages to Metro Transit Police are up about 500 percent in the week since the Paris attacks, according to Chief Ron Pavlik. Although Pavlik emphasizes that there is no credible…
Several men have exposed themselves to riders on Metro trains since August and police need help identifying them. (Photos)
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