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File #: 2021-0613   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 10/15/2021 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 11/18/2021 Final action: 11/18/2021
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) quarterly update.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Board approved a Motion, Informational Report, Public Safety Advisory Committee, Safety, Safety and security, Transit safety
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - July 7, 2021 PSAC Meeting Minutes, 2. Attachment B - July 21, 2021 PSAC Meeting Minutes, 3. Attachment C - August 18, 2021 PSAC Meeting Minutes, 4. Attachment D - September 1, 2021 PSAC Meeting Minutes, 5. Attachment E - September 22, 2021 PSAC Meeting Minutes, 6. Attachment F – October 6, 2021 PSAC Meeting Minutes, 7. Attachment G - October 20, 2021 PSAC Meeting Minutes
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 18, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PSAC) QUARTERLY UPDATE

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
RECEIVE AND FILE Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) quarterly update.

Issue?
ISSUE
This report reflects?a quarterly update of progress in convening an advisory committee that will provide recommendations on how Metro can reimagine public safety on its system.

Background
BACKGROUND
In the June 2020 Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Directors approved motions 37 and 37.1 for Metro staff to form an advisory committee and, in partnership, develop a community-based approach to public safety on the transit system. Staff is to report back quarterly.

Discussion?
DISCUSSION

General PSAC Meeting Highlights
From July through October, we had thirteen (13) general PSAC meetings. In these meetings, the following items were discussed: timelines for recommendations for the existing policing and infrastructure protection services contracts; began the discussion on a mission and values statement for public safety on the Metro system; invited guest speakers from Metro's Transit Security, and contracted law enforcement/security to learn about opportunities to strengthen community relationships; heard from Metro's CEO Stephanie N. Wiggins on her vision for reimagining public safety on the system; and discussed staff's proposed recommendations on the infrastructure protection services contract extension.

Ride-Alongs
Members were invited to participate in ride-alongs with the Los Angeles Sheriff Department Transit Bureau (LASD) and the Los Angeles Police Department Transit Bureau (LAPD). Several PSAC members took advantage of this educational opportunity to ask questions to front-line officers and learn more about the role of law enforcement on the Metro system. Furthermore, Metro's Transit Security offered tours of its dispatch center to de...

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