Heightened Police Presence on Metro on Wednesday

Tomorrow morning, at a station that WMATA has not disclosed, transit police and a special K9 team will surveil the Metro platform during morning rush. There may be as many as 20 officers on the platform at any given time during the 90 minute rush hour that begins at 7:30am tomorrow. No word on whether or not Metro is under any specific terror threat or the reasons behind the random station policing.

If you happen to travel through this station tomorrow, let us know what you saw. Also, if you’ve got an opinion about Metro’s security, which has seen more crime lately than ever before, tell us in the comments.

1 Comment so far

  1. Dr. Feelgood (unregistered) on March 29th, 2006 @ 1:09 pm

    Let’s see if I got this right.

    “The Metro police officers tapped for the detail normally work at Metro headquarters downtown. The inspections do not pull transit officers from patrol assignments.”

    So these are the slovenly desk-jobbers who can’t hack it in the field? Great.


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