MTS Security launches new beat patrol system for passengers

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — The Metropolitan Transit System held a meet-and-greet Thursday to give the public a chance to learn about the transportation agency’s new security measures.

MTS CEO Paul Jablonski, system Police Chief Manny Guaderrama and security officers attended the event, which began at 7 a.m. at the Old Town Transit Center at 4004 Taylor St. Over coffee and other refreshments, they discussed MTS’ new beat patrol system.

Among the new security measures, MTS will deploy new train teams that patrol three to four stations at a time, MTS officials said. At the morning meet-and-greet, the officials also discussed MTS’ 24/7 call and text security hotline, station and vehicle video surveillance systems and officer body cameras.

The new security measures are intended to triple MTS’ security coverage, officials said.

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