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DART Police Mission Statement

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Mission Statement
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  Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Department Bi-Annual Report 2016-2017 (8MB PDF file opens in a new window)

The mission of the DART Police is to maintain a safe and peaceful environment for DART customers and employees and to ensure the security of property.

This mission is implemented through the following actions:
  • Provide equitable and responsive police services to DART customers and employees.
  • Provide quality services through courtesy, guidance and assistance in dealing with DART customers and employees.
  • Enforce applicable laws consistent with the Constitution, Code of Criminal Procedure, Penal Code, Transportation Code and DART Police policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other law enforcement agencies in general and DART member cities in particular.
  • Research, develop and design security and crime prevention programs to reduce the opportunity for crime and disruptive behavior on the bus and rail transportation systems.
  • Be held accountable to high ethical standards to foster trust and confidence in the DART Police and the DART transportation system.
  • Continue building a professional and progressive organization through training and development of DART Police personnel.