The mission of your Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is to provide the
highest quality law enforcement, community involvement, and support
services. We will consistently and positively contribute to
Bait Car Program
Community Transit has started a bait car program in various park & rides
using a vehicle equipped with hidden cameras to record the break-in and
theft. Receiving a signal
from the bait car, Community Transit’s transit police use a GPS system
to track the location and dispatch police to the scene. Once deputies
are in position, the car’s engine shuts down and the doors lock,
trapping the would-be car thief.
The tiny, hidden video cameras provide all the evidence needed
for conviction. Bait car programs have been used successfully in many
cities, but Community Transit is the first transit agency in the
Don’t leave valuables in sight inside vehicles.
Place valuables in the trunk before arriving at a parking lot. Otherwise, thieves can see you and target your car.
Lock the doors and take your keys with you.
If possible, park in well-lighted and well-traveled areas.
The Community Transit Police Unit works hard to uphold the following expectations.
Our top priority, including the safety of the customers, transit employees, contractors and Sheriff’s Office personnel.
Unit Commitment and Unity
Maintain clear channels of communication. The more information we have, the more we will be able to accomplish.
Develop our services to Community Transit and its customers as needs increase or change.
Scheduling and Staffing
Continually evaluate our scheduling and if needed, adjust the schedule within the limits of the Sheriff’s Office and Community Transit.
Design and implement new projects and programs improving the services the Sheriff’s Office provides to Community Transit.
Utilize the equipment currently provided by the Sheriff’s Office and Community Transit to better serve the agency and its customers. Find new ways to acquire equipment necessary to meet the needs of Community Transit and its customers.
Passengers are an important part of our security system. Make it hard on criminals by locking your car, leaving valuables at home or taking them with you. Be aware of what you leave visible in your vehicle and always be aware of your surroundings. We welcome your reports and observations, regardless of how incidental they may seem, and we thank you for your assistance.
Joyce Eleanor Chief Executive Officer Community Transit
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