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File #: 2020-0569   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 8/14/2020 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 9/17/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE Transit Safety and Security Report
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Call For Projects, Children, City of Los Angeles, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Diseases and medical conditions, El Monte, Homeless Outreach, Homeless persons, Informational Report, Jobs, Key Performance Indicator, Law enforcement, Long Beach, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Sheriffs Department, Los Angeles Union Station, Maps, Metro Gold Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Orange Line, Metro Red Line, North Hollywood, Outreach, Police, Police reports, Safety, Safety and security, Security, Station 1015, Station 720, Terminal 19, Transit safety
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - System-Wide Law Enforcement Overview July 2020, 2. Attachment B - MTA Supporting Data July 2020, 3. Attachment C - Key Performance Indicators July 2020, 4. Attachment D - Transit Police Summary July 2020, 5. Attachment E - Homeless Update July 2020, 6. Attachment F - Monthly, Bi-Annual, Annual Comparison_July 2020
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

Subject
SUBJECT: MONTHLY UPDATE ON TRANSIT SAFETY AND SECURITY PERFORMANCE

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE Transit Safety and Security Report

Issue
ISSUE
This report reflects July 2020 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). In addition, the report highlights initiatives from the System Security and Law Enforcement department and its efforts to create a safer environment for Metro employees and a safer experience for Metro customers.

BACKGROUND
The System Security and Law Enforcement (SSLE) department entered into a multi-agency policing partnership in 2017 to increase the number of police on the Metro system to provide a greater, more visible "felt presence" of police to help deter criminal activity on Metro buses and trains.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

DEPLOYMENT ANALYSIS AND FORMULA DEVELOPMENT
Transit Security has conducted the following review of its overtime usage.

Transit Security Overtime - July 2020
July 2020 Transit Security Overtime report shows a decrease of $101,773.11 (33.8%) in overtime usage from June 2020.


LAW ENFORCEMENT CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
Subsequent testing of the Mobile Phone Validator (MPV) dashboard has shown uneven to subpar results. When specific dates, times, deployment periods and watch/shift are researched the results are sporadic an undependable. After additional discussion with Axiom personnel, it was determined that this is likely a result of poor or no connectivity in the subterranean portions of the system. Once Officers enter the underground portion of the ...

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