Metrolink To See Increased Security
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson says he plans to triple the number of law enforcement officers patrolling MetroLink trains and the platforms. Three sheriff’s deputies are currently protecting passengers during the high crime evening hours. Beginning next Monday, there will be nine. St. Louis County has committed to doubling officers along MetroLink from 22 to 44 during the past year.