March 17, 2021

LA Metro’s five-year, multi-agency law enforcement contract ends in 2022. Ending this more than $786 million contract is an opportunity for Metro to align with other jurisdictions in LA County by moving away from punitive, police-first models of creating feelings of “safety” and instead investing in services and support to holistically create real safety for all LA County residents.

Check out ACT-LA’s latest report, Metro as a Sanctuary: Reimagining Safety on Public Transit, to learn why Metro’s law enforcement contract needs to sunset and how Metro can improve Angelenos lives and livelihoods through transit.

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