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File #: 2017-0722   
Type: Informational Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/18/2017 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 11/16/2017 Final action:
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE monthly update on Transit Policing Performance.
Sponsors: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
Indexes: Informational Report, Key Performance Indicator, Law enforcement, Long Beach Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Sheriffs Department, Police, Safety and security, Security, Testing, Threats
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - System-Wide Law Enforcement Overview September 2017, 2. Attachment B - MTA Supporting Data_ Sep 2017, 3. Attachment C - Key Performance Indicators September
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 16, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: MONTHLY UPDATE ON TRANSIT POLICING
PERFORMANCE

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE monthly update on Transit Policing Performance.

Issue
ISSUE

This report reflects September 2017 performance data as reported under the transit policing deployment strategy which is a combination of in-house fare compliance officers, private security for fixed assets and a multi-agency law enforcement deployment strategy by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) and Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). The information in this report summarizes system-wide Part 1 and Part 2 crime data, average emergency response times, assaults on bus operators and Metro's fare compliance and homeless outreach efforts. Six Key Performance Indicators (KPI) which are System Wide Part 1 and Part 2 Crimes, Average Emergency Response Times, Percentage of Time Spent on the System, Ratio of Staffing Levels vs Vacant Assignments, Ratio of Proactive vs Dispatched Activity, and Number of Grade Crossing Operations. (Attachment C).

Discussion
DISCUSSION

For September 2017, the crime stats are as follows:

Part 1 and Part 2
Part 1 crime activity is up by 4.2% system-wide compared to the same period last year. In a monthly contrast, there were 11 fewer Part 1 crimes in September than in August, resulting in 6.9% decrease.

Part 2 crime activity is down by 21.7% system-wide compared to the same period last year. In a monthly contrast, there were 27 fewer Part 2 crimes in September than in August, resulting in 21% decrease.

As our law enforcement partners, fare compliance officers and private security officers continue their proactive work, crime activity is being addressed in real-time instead of relying solely on citizen generated 911 calls. Over time, proactive activity will assist in reducing criminal...

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