Transit Police

Man Arrested After Running Along SkyTrain Bridge

CBC | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

One person was arrested for entering the SkyTrain track area between New Westminster and Surrey, B.C., early Saturday night, Transit Police said. Th...

How NOT To Take A SkyTrain Shortcut

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An impatient Vancouver commuter was arrested after trying to take a SkyTrain shortcut — by walking along the tracks. The man's actions delayed Mo...

3 Charged For Attacking Female Bus Driver

CBC | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three women have been arrested and charged with assault following a "vicious, unprovoked" attack on a female bus driver in Vancouver, accor...

Sexy Transit Cop's Conduct Under Review

The Province | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A sexy transit cop who allegedly modelled in kinky dominatrix gear could get spanked for “conduct unbecoming” in a Police Act investigation. Co...

$15,000 Reward In Bus Driver Attack

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - 1:51 p.m.: A 23-year-old man from Surrey has been arrested in the case, said Transit Police. Officials said he is well-known to them includin...

Alleged SeaBus Voyeur May Face Charges

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Metro Vancouver Transit Police are seeking a witness and a victim in a voyeurism case that saw a man allegedly take pictures up women's skirts at ...

Treat Your Phone Like What?

CBC | Posted 12.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Police forces in B.C.'s Lower Mainland are warning the public about an increase in mobile device theft throughout Metro Vancouver, and telling ow...

GETAWAY FAIL

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A suspect in a downtown Vancouver bank robbery was arrested on Saturday after trying to make a getaway on public transit. Transit Police were alert...

SkyTrain Steak Knife Rampage

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Two teenage girls, who were banned from transit, are in custody after an alleged stabbing rampage that spanned three SkyTrain stations in the Greater ...

Man Who Allegedly Punched Pregnant Woman Found

CBC | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The man who allegedly punched a pregnant woman at B.C.'s Metrotown Skytrain Station last month has turned himself in to Transit Police. T...

Man In Wheelchair Attacks Pregnant Woman: Police

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Transit police in Greater Vancouver are looking for a man in a wheelchair accused of attacking a pregnant woman in an elevator at the Metrotown SkyTra...

Did B.C. Transit Police Sweeten Their Stats?

Jordan Bateman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

What if a public company gave one set of sales numbers to its board of directors, another to its shareholders, and a third to its auditors? Would you feel comfortable entrusting the executive of this company with a $29.6 million investment? Incredibly, that's precisely what has happened with the Transit Police.

Scrap Transit Police: Vancouver Mayor

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's mayor is questioning the need for Transit Police when cities in the region already have their own police forces to cover trains and buses....

Will This Put Transit Police Out Of Jobs?

CBC | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is questioning whether Transit Police will be worth their $27-million annual cost once TransLink's new fare gates ar...

Transit Police Lost Explosives WHERE?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Transit Police in Metro Vancouver confirm that an officer left an explosive device on an Air Canada plane in 2011 during a training exercise and that ...

B.C. Transit System On High Alert

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Extra police, security and attendants are working at SkyTrain stations in the Metro Vancouver area after RCMP detonated a bomb found on...

Bus Sex Assault Suspect Arrested

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver man has been charged with the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl on a bus. Jean Pierre Muyindu, 30, was arrested by transit police Tu...

Don't Even THINK About Not Paying Your Transit Ticket

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The free ride is over for Metro Vancouver fare evaders now that the B.C. government has closed a loophole that allowed people to avoid payi...

Days Numbered For B.C. Transit Police?

CBC | Posted 10.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling for the Transit Police force to be scrapped after documents reveal legal fees for the force have skyrocke...

Time to Stop Vancouver Police Turf Wars (and Save Money)

Jordan Bateman | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Business
Jordan Bateman

As regional mayors and the B.C. government consider giving TransLink more access to our tax dollars, they should cut funding to the Transit Police. If someone gets mugged on SkyTrain, the Transit Police either waste a bunch of time arguing with the local police over who gets to investigate, or the local police just won't show up at all.