June 20, 2024

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RTD adding more sworn officers in effort to improve safety

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DENVER (KDVR) — RTD is closer to making a major change in how the public transit service plans to keep riders safe.

FOX31 reported in February about a proposal by RTD’s police chief to increase the current force of sworn RTD police officers from 21 to 70 by the end of the year, doubling that to a total of 140 by 2025.

FOX31 spoke to riders who said they are relieved to learn of the updated security plan.

“Seeing a lot, what’s happening around Denver, especially Union Station area, I’m going to definitely feel a lot safer,” said Ryan, who commutes to work by train.

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