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File #: 2021-0731   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 11/5/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 12/2/2021 Final action: 12/2/2021
Title: ADOPT the Public Safety Mission and Value Statements (Attachment A).
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Informational Report, Safety
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Public Safety Mission and Values Statements, 2. Attachment B - Board Motion 37.1 (June 2020), 3. Attachment C - Public Responses to the Google Form for Mission & Values, 4. Attachment D - PSAC November 3rd Meeting Votes
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 18, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: PUBLIC SAFETY MISSION AND VALUE STATEMENTS

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
ADOPT the Public Safety Mission and Value Statements (Attachment A).

Issue?
ISSUE
As part of the Board's directive to develop a community-based approach to public safety on the transit system, the Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC), in consultation with Metro staff, has developed a mission and values statement to guide the approach to reimagining public safety.

Background?
BACKGROUND
At its June 2020 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. As part of Motion 37.1, (Attachment B) PSAC was tasked with creating a mission and values statement for transit policing.

Discussion?
DISCUSSION
In its August general meeting, PSAC began to brainstorm the topic of a mission and values statement. To aid in this discussion, Metro staff provided PSAC with the following current mission and vision statements:

Mission Statement: "To expertly provide superior security services marked by total enterprise security awareness, regional collaboration, advance training and exercise initiatives, embracing security technologies and intelligence to prepare for tomorrow's transit environment."

Vision Statement: "SSLE will continuously strive to meet 21st century professional standards for system security and law enforcement, maximizing the customer experience for all passengers, and supporting an internal and external culture of accountability, performance excellence and readiness to respond to and recover from all hazards to Metro."

In the September PSAC meetings, members continued their discussion around developing a draft mission and values statement. A Google form was created and shared during the meetings to all...

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