It's important that we all work together to stay safe and sound.

Police & security

Sound Transit Police

Providing a safe environment for the public

  • Sound Transit Police is a contract unit of the King County Sheriff's Office.
  • Creating and maintaining a safe environment for the riding public is our top priority.
  • Officers routinely patrol Link trains and stations.
  • Officers monitor car, bicycle and pedestrian traffic and enforce rider fares. Security on buses and trains

Security on buses and trains

We're working together to keep you safe

  • Uniformed Sound Transit Police officers patrol our trains and stations.
  • Fare enforcement officers make sure riders pay their fares.
  • Station agents answer questions and help you at the stations.

See something, say something

  • The public plays an important part in ensuring safety - stay alert and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Dial 911 if you are a witness or a victim of crime.
  • On a train or platform, press emergency intercom button for help at any time.
  • Observe your location so you can give a full description of people and vehicles.
  • Alert security personnel about unattended packages.
  • Please report suspicious behavior in and around transit facilities.

Fare Enforcement Officers

Fare Enforcement Officers

You will see Sound Transit fare enforcement officers walking through our trains and facilities. If you have questions about service, schedules or fares or if you have safety concerns, our fare enforcement officers are available to help. Fare enforcement officers are also on board to check tickets and ORCA cards, so before you enter a Sounder train or a Link platform, please be sure to tap your ORCA card or have a valid ticket. You may get a fine if you do not pay for your ride.