Metro Transit Police
As a unit of the King County Sheriff's Office, Metro Transit Police strives to provide a safe and secure environment for employees and customers of King County Metro Transit and to deliver this service in an efficient and cost effective manner.
The Transit Police, through a variety of means, enforce the Metro Transit Code of Conduct along with local and state laws. Metro Transit Police, in their effort to protect both Metro operators and riders, patrol the Metro Transit system and its facilities by bus, on bike and by car. Through tracking of reported activities they are able to organize their patrols to meet the needs of the system.
Metro Transit Police are committed to the King County Sheriff's Office philosophy of community oriented policing which calls for partnership, prevention, problem solving and organizational change. King County Metro Transit works with the Seattle Police Department and other police agencies throughout the Metro Transit system to insure public safety. The Transit Police are forging partnerships with community groups, government agencies and other transit organizations. Through these partnerships they share information, ideas and solutions to common safety issues.
If you have ideas or concerns about transit security, call Metro Transit Customer Service at 206-553-3000 or contact the Transit Police at the phone numbers given in the box above.