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The most recent ridership safety and security information is available on our MetroLink Task Force page.

Task Force Reports from Q1 2021 to Q3 2023

The information provided below is “unofficial” and not jurisdictional-specific. Details or specifics related to the above information would need to be obtained by contacting the individual police departments (St. Louis County, St. Louis City, and St. Clair County) for any “official” statistics.

MetroLink Task Force Summary

Task Force Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 160 236
Quarter 2 174 249
Quarter 3 178 228
Quarter 4 145

Proactive Policing

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Directed 120 144 140
Proactive 116 105 88
Total 236 249 228

57% of Violent Crimes were Weapon Possession.

89% of Weapon Possession were a result of Proactive Policing.

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by the MetroLink Task Force in Q3 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 48%; Property Crime 9%; Violent Crime 43%.
  • MetroLink boardings decreased 3% compared to Q3 2022.
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00013 (13 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • The Task Force has a total of 67 contracted police officers.
  • 19% of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrests, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of known offenders from the system.
  • Most of the Standard of Conduct offenses were trespassing violations (34%).

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents handled by the MetroLink Task Force. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q3).
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St. Louis County Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 90 126
Quarter 2 101 119
Quarter 3 107 116
Quarter 4 67
  • St. Louis County Police Department has a total of 44 contracted police officers.
  • 69% of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Louis County Police on MetroLink in Q3 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 46%; Property Crime 2%; Violent Crime 52%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
Shrewsbury 1
Sunnen 1
Maplewood 4
Brentwood 1 2
RIchmond Heights 1 5
Clayton 1 6
Forsyth 1
U-City/Big Bend
Skinker
Forest Park
Central West End
Cortex 1
Lambert Main 2 1
Lambert East 3
North Hanley 75 72
UMSL North 2 3
UMSL South 6 4
Rock Road 13 5
Wellston 4 9
Delmar Loop
Alignment
TOTAL 107 116

St. Louis County Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis County Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q3).
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St. Louis City Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 21 25
Quarter 2 16 22
Quarter 3 17 22
Quarter 4 20
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has a total of 8 contracted police officers.
  • 5% of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Louis City Police on MetroLink in Q3 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 53%; Property Crime 14%; Violent Crime 33%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
Shrewsbury 1 2
Skinker
Delmar Loop 2 1
Forest Park 4 2
Central West End 2 3
Cortex 2
Grand 2
Union Station
Civic Center 3 7
Stadium
8th & Pine 1
Convention Center 1 3
Landing 2 1
TOTAL 17 22

St. Louis City Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis City Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q3).
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St. Clair County Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 49 85
Quarter 2 57 108
Quarter 3 54 90
Quarter 4 58
  • St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department has a total of 15 contracted police officers.
  • 8% of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Clair County Police on MetroLink in Q3 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 48%; Property Crime 26%; Violent Crime 26%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
East Riverfront 3 4
5th & Missouri 7 14
Emerson Park 6 5
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 1 3
Washington Park 8 7
Fairview Heights 10 35
Memorial Hospital 9 6
Swansea 1 6
Belleville 3 3
College 2 3
Shiloh-Scott 3 2
Alignment 1 2
TOTAL 54 90

St. Clair County Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q3).
MetroLink Task Force Summary

Task Force Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 160 236
Quarter 2 174 249
Quarter 3 178
Quarter 4 145

Proactive Policing

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Directed 120 144
Proactive 116 105
Total 236 249

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by the MetroLink Task Force in Q2 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 58%; Property Crime 11%; Violent Crime 31%.
  • MetroLink boardings decreased 3% compared to Q2 2022.
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00014 (14 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • The Task Force has a total of 67 contracted police officers.
  • Nearly half (42%) of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.
  • Nearly a fourth (22%) of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrests, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of known offenders from the system.
  • Weapon violations accounted for 50% of the Violent Crime offense type, likely the result of proactive initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots’.
    • Possession of a weapon on Metro property is a criminal offense and is classified as a ‘Violent Crime’ due to the potential threat to personal safety.
  • Most of the Standard of Conduct offenses were trespassing violations (44%).

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents handled by the MetroLink Task Force. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q2).
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St. Louis County Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 90 126
Quarter 2 101 119
Quarter 3 107
Quarter 4 67
  • St. Louis County Police Department has a total of 44 contracted police officers.
  • Most (74%) of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Louis County Police on MetroLink in Q2 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 60%; Property Crime 12%; Violent Crime 28%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
Shrewsbury 1 2
Sunnen
Maplewood 8
Brentwood 9
RIchmond Heights 5
Clayton 1 21
Forsyth
U-City/Big Bend 1
Skinker
Forest Park
Central West End 1
Cortex
Lambert Main 4 5
Lambert East 1
North Hanley 66 52
UMSL North 4 1
UMSL South 5 5
Rock Road 11 3
Wellston 6 6
Delmar Loop 2
Alignment
TOTAL 101 119

St. Louis County Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis County Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q2).
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St. Louis City Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 21 25
Quarter 2 16 22
Quarter 3 17
Quarter 4 20
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has a total of 8 contracted police officers.
  • Nearly a fourth (23%) of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Louis City Police on MetroLink in Q2 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 55%; Property Crime 4%; Violent Crime 41%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
Shrewsbury
Skinker
Delmar Loop 2
Forest Park 2 5
Central West End 3 4
Cortex 1
Grand 1 1
Union Station 2 1
Civic Center 3 5
Stadium 1
8th & Pine 2
Convention Center
Landing 2 3
TOTAL 16 22

St. Louis City Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis City Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q2).
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St. Clair County Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 49 85
Quarter 2 57 108
Quarter 3 54
Quarter 4 58
  • St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department has a total of 15 contracted police officers.
  • 11% of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Clair County Police on MetroLink in Q2 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 54%; Property Crime 14%; Violent Crime 32%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
East Riverfront 1
5th & Missouri 9 18
Emerson Park 11 9
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 8 4
Washington Park 5 13
Fairview Heights 20 38
Memorial Hospital 2 8
Swansea 2 2
Belleville 3
College 1
Shiloh-Scott 10
Alignment 1
TOTAL 57 108

St. Clair County Incidents

Line graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (through Q2).
MetroLink Task Force Summary

Task Force Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 160 236
Quarter 2 174
Quarter 3 178
Quarter 4 145

Proactive Policing

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Directed 120
Proactive 116
Total 236

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by the MetroLink Task Force in Q1 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 63%; Property Crime 13%; Violent Crime 24%.
  • MetroLink boardings increased 14% compared to Q1 2022.
    • The Automatic Passenger Counting (APC) System experienced an outage; boardings for February 2023 were estimated using data from the previous month.
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00015 (15 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • Nearly half (49%) of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing.
  • Nearly a third (27%) of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrest, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of known offenders from the system.
  • Weapon violations accounted for 34% of the Violent Crime offense type, likely the result of proactive initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots’.
    • Possession of a weapon on Metro property is a criminal offense and is classified as a ‘Violent Crime’ due to the potential threat to personal safety.
  • Most of the Standard of Conduct offenses were ordinance violations (28%) and drug violations (27%).

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents handled by the MetroLink Task Force. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (Q1).
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St. Louis County Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 90 126
Quarter 2 101
Quarter 3 107
Quarter 4 67

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Louis County Police on MetroLink in Q1 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 76%; Property Crime 6%; Violent Crime 18%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
Shrewsbury 1
Sunnen 3
Maplewood 1 3
Brentwood 5
RIchmond Heights 1
Clayton 4
Forsyth 2
U-City/Big Bend
Skinker
Forest Park
Central West End
Cortex
Lambert Main 3
Lambert East
North Hanley 66 76
UMSL North 5 3
UMSL South 7 6
Rock Road 7 11
Wellston 4 8
Delmar Loop
TOTAL 90 126

St. Louis County Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis County Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (Q1).
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St. Louis City Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 21 25
Quarter 2 16
Quarter 3 17
Quarter 4 20

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Louis City Police on MetroLink in Q1 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 29%; Property Crime 19%; Violent Crime 52%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
Shrewsbury 3 2
Skinker
Delmar Loop 3
Forest Park 1 3
Central West End 4
Cortex 2 1
Grand 2 4
Union Station 2 2
Civic Center 4 6
Stadium
8th & Pine 2
Convention Center 1
Landing 2 2
TOTAL 21 25

St. Louis City Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis City Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (Q1).
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St. Clair County Incidents

2022 2023
Quarter 1 49 85
Quarter 2 57
Quarter 3 54
Quarter 4 58

Offense Types

Pie chart showing Offense Types handled by St. Clair County Police on MetroLink in Q1 of 2023. Standard of Conduct 48%; Property Crime 29%; Violent Crime 23%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2022 2023
East Riverfront 2
5th & Missouri 8 11
Emerson Park 7 8
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 2 8
Washington Park 5 8
Fairview Heights 13 22
Memorial Hospital 5 6
Swansea 2 5
Belleville 1 4
College 3 5
Shiloh-Scott 1 7
Alignment 1
TOTAL 49 85

St. Clair County Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2021. Yellow line: 2022. Blue line: 2023 (Q1).
MetroLink Task Force Summary

Task Force Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 137 160
Quarter 2 142 177
Quarter 3 153 178
Quarter 4 166 145

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by the MetroLink Task Force in Q4 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 70%; Property Crime: 6%; Violent Crime: 24%.
  • MetroLink boardings increased 7%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00009 (9 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • The majority (50%) of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing
  • Nearly a third (30%) of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrests, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of known offenders from the system
  • Weapons violations accounted for 32% of the Violent Crime offense type, likely the result of proactive initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots’
  • Nearly a third (31%) of Standard of Conduct offenses were trespassing; most were the proactive removal of known offenders in violation of the Ride & Abide Program.

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents handled by the MetroLink Task Force. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022.
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St. Louis County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 82 90
Quarter 2 90 104
Quarter 3 92 107
Quarter 4 73 67
  • St. Louis County MetroLink boardings increased 2%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00012 (12 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by St. Louis County Police on MetroLink in Q4 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 73%; Property Crime: 4%; Violent Crime: 23%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Shrewsbury 1 0
Sunnen 0 0
Maplewood 2 0
Brentwood 1 0
RIchmond Heights 1 0
Clayton 1 1
Forsyth 0 0
U-City/Big Bend 1 0
Skinker 0 0
Forest Park 0 0
Central West End 0 0
Cortex 0 0
Lambert Main 1 3
Lambert East 0 0
North Hanley 49 45
UMSL North 1 5
UMSL South 1 3
Rock Road 9 7
Wellston 4 2
Delmar Loop 1 1
TOTAL 73 67

St. Louis County Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis County Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022.
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St. Louis City Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 21 21
Quarter 2 10 16
Quarter 3 20 17
Quarter 4 10 20
  • St. Louis City MetroLink boardings increased 14%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00003 (3 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)
  • Assaults accounted for 5 of the 8 violent crime offenses

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by St. Louis City Police on MetroLink in Q4 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 53%; Property Crime: 5%; Violent Crime: 42%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Lambert Main 0 1
Shrewsbury 1 3
Skinker 1 0
Delmar Loop 1 2
Forest Park 1 3
Central West End 0 0
Cortex 2 0
Grand 0 3
Union Station 0 2
Civic Center 4 4
Stadium 0 0
8th & Pine 0 2
Convention Center 0 0
Landing 0 0
TOTAL 10 20

St. Louis City Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis City Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022.
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St. Clair County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 34 49
Quarter 2 42 57
Quarter 3 41 54
Quarter 4 83 58
  • St. Clair County MetroLink boardings increased 1%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00017 (17 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)
  • Nearly 50% of the incidents in Q4 were warrant arrests

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by St. Clair County Police on MetroLink in Q4 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 62%; Property Crime: 10%; Violent Crime: 29%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
East Riverfront 4 0
5th & Missouri 13 7
Emerson Park 16 3
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 3 5
Washington Park 11 4
Fairview Heights 25 18
Memorial Hospital 1 7
Swansea 2 2
Bellville 6 3
College 1 3
Shiloh-Scott 1 5
Alignment 0 1
TOTAL 83 58

St. Clair County Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Clair County Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022.
MetroLink Task Force Summary

Task Force Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 137 160
Quarter 2 142 177
Quarter 3 153 178
Quarter 4 166

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by the MetroLink Task Force in Q3 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 64%; Property Crime: 8%; Violent Crime: 29%.
  • MetroLink boardings increased 7%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .0001 (10 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • The majority (62%) of incident reports were self-initiated and generated by proactive policing
  • Nearly a third (28%) of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrests, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of known offenders from the system
  • Weapons violations accounted for 47% of the Violent Crime offense type, likely the result of proactive initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots’
  • Nearly a third (26%) of Standard of Conduct offenses were drug violations

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents handled by the MetroLink Task Force. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022 through Q3.
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St. Louis County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 82 90
Quarter 2 90 104
Quarter 3 92 107
Quarter 4 73
  • St. Louis County MetroLink boardings did not increase/decrease
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00019 (19 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by St. Louis County Police on MetroLink in Q3 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 77%; Property Crime: 4%; Violent Crime: 19%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Shrewsbury 0 1
Sunnen 3 0
Maplewood 1 0
Brentwood 2 1
RIchmond Heights 2 1
Clayton 4 1
Forsyth 2 0
U-City/Big Bend 0 0
Skinker 0 0
Forest Park 2 0
Central West End 0 0
Cortex 0 1
Lambert Main 1 2
Lambert East 0 0
North Hanley 58 75
UMSL North 0 2
UMSL South 3 6
Rock Road 8 13
Wellston 3 4
Delmar Loop 3 0
TOTAL 92 107

St. Louis County Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis County Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022 through Q3.
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St. Louis City Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 21 21
Quarter 2 10 16
Quarter 3 20 17
Quarter 4 10
  • St. Louis City MetroLink boardings increased 12%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00002 (2 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by St. Louis City Police on MetroLink in Q3 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 53%; Property Crime: 18%; Violent Crime: 29%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Shrewsbury 1 1
Skinker 0 0
Delmar Loop 1 2
Forest Park 3 4
Central West End 4 2
Cortex 3 2
Grand 3 0
Union Station 1 0
Civic Center 1 3
Stadium 5 0
8th & Pine 1 0
Convention Center 1 1
Landing 2 2
TOTAL 20 17

St. Louis City Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Louis City Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022 through Q3.
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St. Clair County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 34 49
Quarter 2 42 57
Quarter 3 41 54
Quarter 4 83
  • St. Clair County MetroLink boardings increased 8%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding was .00014 (14 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)
  • Nearly 50% of the incidents in Q3 were warrant arrests

Offense Types

Pie chart showing percentage of "Offense Types" handled by St. Clair County Police on MetroLink in Q3 of 2022. Standard of Conduct: 44%; Property Crime: 13%; Violent Crime: 43%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
East Riverfront 2 3
5th & Missouri 8 7
Emerson Park 8 6
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 2 1
Washington Park 2 8
Fairview Heights 16 10
Memorial Hospital 1 9
Swansea 1 1
Bellville 0 3
College 1 2
Shiloh-Scott 0 3
Alignment 0 1
TOTAL 41 54

St. Clair County Incidents

Line Graph showing Monthly Incidents on MetroLink handled by St. Clair County Police. 3 lines plotted: Gray line: 2020. Yellow line: 2021. Blue line: 2022 through Q3.
MetroLink Task Force Summary

Task Force Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 137 160
Quarter 2 142 177
Quarter 3 153
Quarter 4 166

Offense Types

2022-Q2 MetroLink Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 62%; Property Crime: 4%; Violent Crime: 34%.
  • MetroLink boardings increased 18%
  • MetroLink boardings increased 26%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding is .0001 (10 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • The majority (71%) of incident reports were self initiated and generated by proactive policing.
  • Nearly a third 28%) of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrest, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of known offenders from the system.
  • Weapon violations account for 44% of the violent offense types. Likely the result of pro active initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots.’
  • A third (33%) of standard of conduct offenses are drug violations.

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

2022-Q2 MetroLink Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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St. Louis County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 82 90
Quarter 2 90 104
Quarter 3 92
Quarter 4 73
  • St. Louis County MetroLink boardings increased 25%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00017 (17 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2022-Q2 St. Louis County Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 67%; Property Crime: 2%; Violent Crime: 31%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Shresbury 0 1
Sunnen 2
Maplewood 3
Brentwood 1
RIchmond Heights 1
Clayton 3 1
Forsyth
U-City/Big Bend
Skinker
Forest Park
Central West End 1
Lambert Main 1 4
Lambert East
North Hanley 54 68
UMSL North 4
UMSL South 9 5
Rock Road 7 12
Wellston 7 6
Delmar Loop 1 2
Alignment 1
TOTAL 90 104

St. Louis County Incidents

2022-Q2 St. Louis County Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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St. Louis City Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 21 21
Quarter 2 10 16
Quarter 3 20
Quarter 4 10
  • St. Louis City MetroLink boardings increased 29%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00002 (2 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2022-Q2 St. Louis City Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 53%; Property Crime: 6%; Violent Crime: 41%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Shrewsbury 1
Skinker
Delmar Loop 1 2
Forest Park 1 2
Central West End 1 1
Cortex 1 1
Grand 2 1
Union Station 1 2
Civic Center 1 3
Stadium
8th & Pine
Convention Center
Landing 1 2
TOTAL 10 16

St. Louis City Incidents

2022-Q2 St. Louis City Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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St. Clair County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 34 49
Quarter 2 42 57
Quarter 3 41
Quarter 4 83
  • St. Clair County MetroLink boardings increased 24%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00014 (14 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)
  • Nearly 50% of the incidents in Q2 were warrant arrests

Offense Types

2022-Q2 St. Clair County Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 54%; Property Crime:8%; Violent Crime: 38%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
East Riverfront 2
5th & Missouri 9 9
Emerson Park 7 11
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 1 8
Washington Park 4 5
Fairview Heights 13 20
Memorial Hospital 2
Swansea 1 2
Bellville 3
College 1
Shiloh-Scott 1
Alignment
TOTAL 42 57

St. Clair County Incidents

2022-Q2 St. Clair County Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
MetroLink Task Force Summary

Task Force Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 137 160
Quarter 2 143
Quarter 3 153
Quarter 4 166

Offense Types

2022-Q1 MetroLink Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 23%; Property Crime: 14%; Violent Crime: 63%.
  • MetroLink boardings increased 18%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding is .00011 (11 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • The majority (61%) of incident reports were self initiated and generated by proactive policing.
  • Nearly a third 30%) of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrest, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of known offenders from the system.
  • Weapon violations account for 58% of the violent offense types. Likely the result of pro active initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots.’
  • The majority of standard of conduct offenses are trespassing and drug violations.

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

2022-Q1 MetroLink Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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St. Louis County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 84 90
Quarter 2 91
Quarter 3 92
Quarter 4 73
  • St. Louis County MetroLink boardings increased 16%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00017 (17 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2022-Q1 St. Louis County Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 64%; Property Crime: 6%; Violent Crime: 30%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Shrewsbury 1
Sunnen
Maplewood 1 1
Brentwood 1
Richmond Heights 1
Clayton 1
Forsyth 1
U-City/Big Bend 1
Skinker
Forest Park
Lambert Main 1
Lambert East
North Hanley 56 66
UMSL North 5
UMSL South 4 7
Rock Road 13 7
Wellston 3 4
Delmar Loop
TOTAL 84 90

St. Louis County Incidents

2022-Q1 St. Louis County Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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St. Louis City Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 21 21
Quarter 2 10
Quarter 3 20
Quarter 4 10
  • St. Louis City MetroLink boardings increased 20%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00003 (3 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2022-Q1 St. Louis City Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 23%; Property Crime: 23%; Violent Crime: 55%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
Shrewsbury 2 3
Skinker
Delmar Loop 2 3
Forest Park 4 1
Central West End
Cortex 2 2
Grand 6 2
Union Station 2
Civic Center 4 4
Stadium
8th & Pine 2
Convention Center
Landing 1 2
TOTAL 21 21

St. Louis City Incidents

2022-Q1 St. Louis City Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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St. Clair County Incidents

2021 2022
Quarter 1 34 49
Quarter 2 42
Quarter 3 41
Quarter 4 83
  • St. Clair County MetroLink boardings increased 15%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00016 (16 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)
  • Nearly 50% of the incidents in Q1 were warrant arrests

Offense Types

2022-Q1 St. Clair County Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 29%; Property Crime:0%; Violent Crime: 71%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2021 2022
East Riverfront 2 2
5th & Missouri 2 8
Emerson Park 5 7
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 1 2
Washington Park 3 5
Fairview Heights 13 13
Memorial Hospital 2 5
Swansea 1 2
Belleville 2 1
College 1 3
Shiloh-Scott 2 1
Alignment
TOTAL 34 49

St. Clair County Incidents

2022-Q1 St. Clair County Incidents Chart for years 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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Task Force Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 206 139
Quarter 2 68 143
Quarter 3 128 153
Quarter 4 103 166

Offense Types

2021-Q4 MetroLink Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 64%; Property Crime: 6%; Violent Crime: 30%.
  • MetroLink boardings increased 14%.
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding is .00011 (11 incidents per 100,000 boardings).
  • The majority (66%) of incident reports were self initiated and generated by proactive policing.
  • Over a third (37%) of Task Force Incidents were warrant arrest, likely the result of proactivity and the removal of know offenders from the system.
  • Weapon violations account for 17% of the violent offense types. Likely the result of pro active initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots.’
  • The majority of standard of conduct offenses are trespassing and drug violations.

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

2021-Q4 MetroLink Taskforce Summary Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021
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St. Louis County Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 111 84
Quarter 2 18 91
Quarter 3 76 92
Quarter 4 63 73
  • St. Louis County MetroLink boardings increased 13%.
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00013 (13 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings).

Offense Types

2021-Q4 St. Louis County Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 68%; Property Crime: 3%; Violent Crime: 29%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
Shrewsbury 2 1
Sunnen
Maplewood 1 2
Brentwood 1 1
Richmond Heights 1 1
Clayton 3 1
Forsyth 1
U-City/Big Bend 1 1
Skinker
Forest Park
Lambert Main 1 1
Lambert East
North Hanley 36 49
UMSL North 3 1
UMSL South 1
Rock Road 12 9
Wellston 1 4
Delmar Loop 1
TOTAL 63 73

St. Louis County Incidents

2021-Q4 St. Louis County Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021.
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St. Louis City Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 36 21
Quarter 2 22 10
Quarter 3 15 20
Quarter 4 19 10
  • St. Louis City MetroLink boardings increased 17%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00002 (2 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2021-Q4 St. Louis City Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 45%; Property Crime: 0%; Violent Crime: 55%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
Shrewsbury 1
Skinker 1
Delmar Loop 1 1
Forest Park 2 1
Central West End
Cortex 2 2
Grand 3
Union Station 1
Civic Center 6 4
Stadium
8th & Pine 2
Convention Center
Landing
TOTAL 17 10

St. Louis City Incidents

2021-Q4 St. Louis City Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021.
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St. Clair County Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 59 34
Quarter 2 28 42
Quarter 3 36 41
Quarter 4 21 83
  • St. Clair County MetroLink boardings increased 12%.
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00024 (24 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings).
  • Nearly 60% of the incidents in Q4 were warrant arrests.

Offense Types

2021-Q4 St. Clair County Offense Chart. Standard of Conduct: 64%; Property Crime: 14%; Violent Crime: 22%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
East Riverfront 4
5th & Missouri 4 13
Emerson Park 4 15
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 3
Washington Park 1 11
Fairview Heights 9 25
Memorial Hospital 1 1
Swansea 2
Belleville 6
College 1
Shiloh-Scott 2 1
Alignment
TOTAL 21 83

St. Clair County Incidents

2021-Q4 St. Clair County Incidents Graph for years 2020 and 2021.
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Task Force Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 206 139
Quarter 2 68 143
Quarter 3 128 153
Quarter 4 103

Offense Types

2021-Q3 MetroLink Offense Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 81%; Property Crime: 4%; Violent Crime: 15%.
  • COVID-19 reached the Bi-State region mid/late March 2020. MetroLink ridership decreased during Q2 & Q3 as many schools/businesses closed or operated remotely.
  • Police limited exposure to the virus by reducing patrols and focusing on dispatched calls for service. The decrease in ridership and the reduction of proactive policing resulted in fewer incident reports for Q3 2020
  • MetroLink boardings increased 15%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding is .00009 (9 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • 65% of incident reports were the result of self initiation/proactive policing
  • Weapon violations account for 20% of the violent offense types Likely the result of proactive initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots.’
  • The majority of standard of conduct offenses are drug, trespassing, and ordinance violations.

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

2021-Q3 MetroLink Taskforce Summary Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021
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St. Louis County Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 111 84
Quarter 2 18 91
Quarter 3 76 92
Quarter 4 63
  • St. Louis County MetroLink boardings increased 11%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00016 (16 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2021-Q3 St. Louis County Offense Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 83%; Property Crime: 3%; Violent Crime: 14%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
Shrewsbury 1
Sunnen 3
Maplewood 1
Brentwood 2 2
Richmond Heights 2
Clayton 2 4
Forsyth 2
U-City/Big Bend 1
Skinker
Forest Park 2
Lambert Main 2 1
Lambert East
North Hanley 57 58
UMSL North 1
UMSL South 1 3
Rock Road 7 8
Wellston 2 3
Delmar Loop 3
TOTAL 76 92

St. Louis County Incidents

2021-Q3 St. Louis County Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021.
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St. Louis City Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 36 21
Quarter 2 22 10
Quarter 3 15 20
Quarter 4 19
  • St. Louis City MetroLink boardings increased 20%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00003 (3 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2021-Q3 St. Louis City Offense Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 70%; Property Crime: 4%; Violent Crime: 26%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
Shrewsbury 1
Skinker
Delmar Loop 1
Forest Park 6 3
Central West End 2 4
Cortex 2 2
Grand 3 3
Union Station 1
Civic Center 1 1
Stadium 1
8th & Pine 1
Convention Center 1
Landing 2
TOTAL 15 20

St. Louis City Incidents

2021-Q3 St. Louis City Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021.
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St. Clair County Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 59 34
Quarter 2 28 42
Quarter 3 36 41
Quarter 4 21
  • St. Clair County MetroLink boardings increased 11%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00011 (11 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink Boardings)

Offense Types

2021-Q3 St. Clair County Offense Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 86%; Property Crime: 5%; Violent Crime: 9%.
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
East Riverfront 2 2
5th & Missouri 6 8
Emerson Park 4 8
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 2 2
Washington Park 3 2
Fairview Heights 11 16
Memorial Hospital 2 1
Swansea 1
Belleville 1
College 1
Shiloh-Scott 5
Alignment
TOTAL 36 41

St. Clair County Incidents

2021-Q3 St. Clair County Incidents Graph for years 2020 and 2021.
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Task Force Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 206 139
Quarter 2 68 143
Quarter 3 128
Quarter 4 103

Offense Types

2021 Q2 MetroLink Task Force Summary Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 77%; Property Crime: 2%; Violent Crime: 20%
  • MetroLink boardings increased 18%
  • Incidents per MetroLink boarding is .00010 (10 incidents per 100,000 boardings)
  • 57 of incident reports were the result of self-initiation/pro-active policing
  • Weapon violations account for 61 of the violent offense types. Likely the result of pro-active initiatives targeting known ‘hot spots’
  • The majority of standard of conduct offenses are drug and fare violations

MetroLink Task Force Incidents

2021-Q2 MetroLink Taskforce Summary Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021
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St. Louis County Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 111 84
Quarter 2 18 91
Quarter 3 76
Quarter 4 63
  • St. Louis County MetroLink boardings increased 13%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00018 (18 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink boardings)

Offense Types

2021-Q2 St. Louis County Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 79%; Property Crime: 3%; Violent Crime: 18%
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
Shrewsbury 2
Sunnen 2
Maplewood 1 3
Brentwood 1
Richmond Heights 1
Clayton 2 3
Forsyth 1
U-City/Big Bend
Skinker
Lambert Main 1
Lambert East
North Hanley 10 54
UMSL North
UMSL South 9
Rock Road 7
Wellston 2 7
Delmar Loop 1
Alignment 2
Total 18 91

St. Louis County Incidents

2021-Q2 St. Louis County Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021.
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St. Louis City Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 36 21
Quarter 2 22 10
Quarter 3 16
Quarter 4 19
  • St. Louis City MetroLink boardings increased 25%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00002 (2 incidents per 100,000 MetroLink boardings)

Offense Types

2021-Q2 St. Louis City Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 73%; Violent Crime: 27%
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
Shrewsbury 1
Skinker 1
Delmar Loop 1
Forest Park 4 1
Central West End 3 1
Cortex 1
Grand 5 2
Union Station 1
Civic Center 5 1
Stadium 1
8th & Pine 1
Convention Center
Landing 2 1
Total 22 10

St. Louis City Incidents

2021-Q2 St. Louis City Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021.
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St. Clair County Incidents

2020 2021
Quarter 1 59 34
Quarter 2 28 42
Quarter 3 36
Quarter 4 21
  • St. Clair County MetroLink boardings decreased 13%
  • Incident per MetroLink boarding is .00013 (13 Incidents per 100,000 MetroLink boardings)

Offense Types

2021-Q2 St. Clair County Pie Chart. Standard of Conduct: 67%; Violent Crime: 33%
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Incidents by Station

MetroLink Station 2020 2021
East Riverfront 1 2
5th & Missouri 4 9
Emerson Park 4 7
Jackie Joyner-Kersee 2 1
Washington Park 2 4
Fairview Heights 8 13
Memorial Hospital
Swansea 1 1
Belleville 1 3
College 1
Shiloh-Scott 2 1
Alignment 3
Total 28 42

St. Clair County Incidents

2021-Q2 St. Claire County Incidents Chart for years 2020 and 2021.

Definitions:

Incident: an event where one or more offenses are committed by the same offender(s) at the same time & location.

Incident Report: unofficial documentation of a security-related incident, completed by officers on the MetroLink Task Force; not the official crime report, please contact the individual police departments for official data.

Offense: criminal offense(s) that occur during an incident.

Offense Types: (Warrant arrests are not included in the offense categories)

Standard of Conduct Violations: crimes that are less serious, but that profoundly affect passengers’ perception of security and that consume a disproportionate amount of time and resources available to transit police and security forces (e.g., curfew & loitering laws, disorderly conduct, fare evasion, drug abuse violations, driving under the influence, drunkenness, sex offenses, trespassing).

Property Crimes: crimes that involve the property of the transit agency or the personal property of passengers & employees property  (e.g., arson, burglary, larceny/theft, motor vehicle theft, vandalism).

Violent Crimes: all crimes that passengers/employees generally consider a potential threat to their personal safety (e.g., assault, homicide, rape, robbery, suicide/attempted suicide, weapons violation).

Proactive Policing: police work that deters crime, reduces disorder, reduces fear of crime, or remedies specific concerns in a given area; police action that occurs before a crime is committed

MetroLink Task Force Reports prior to January 2021

The information provided below is “unofficial” and not jurisdictional-specific. Details or specifics related to the above information would need to be obtained by contacting the individual police departments (St. Louis County, St. Louis City, and St. Clair County) for any “official” statistics.

Part I CrimePart II Crime
Community Report graph - December 2018-2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 2, Part 2 Crime = 42 2019: Part 1 Crime = 12, Part 2 Crime = 53 2018: Part 1 Crime = 10, Part 2 Crime = 57
Community Report graph - Year-to-Date – Dec. 2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 66, Part 2 Crime = 424 2019: Part 1 Crime = 144, Part 2 Crime = 641 2018: Part 1 Crime = 163, Part 2 Crime = 672

December 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region; cases increased as people traveled over the holidays.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 54.6% compared to December 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding compared to 2019: Part I crime decreased 11.1% | Part II crime increased 28.3% | Total crime increased 21.1%
Community Report graph - November 2018-2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 2, Part 2 Crime = 41 2019: Part 1 Crime = 4, Part 2 Crime = 55 2018: Part 1 Crime = 15, Part 2 Crime = 50
Community Report graph - Year-to-Date – Nov. 2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 64, Part 2 Crime = 382 2019: Part 1 Crime = 132, Part 2 Crime = 588 2018: Part 1 Crime = 153, Part 2 Crime = 615

November 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 55.3% compared to November 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding increased 19.1% compared to 2019.
Community Report graph - October 2018-2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 2, Part 2 Crime = 41 2019: Part 1 Crime = 14, Part 2 Crime = 61 2018: Part 1 Crime = 16, Part 2 Crime = 83
Community Report graph - Year-to-Date – Oct. 2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 62, Part 2 Crime = 341 2019: Part 1 Crime = 128, Part 2 Crime = 533 2018: Part 1 Crime = 148, Part 2 Crime = 565

October 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 57% compared to October 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding increased 15.8% compared to 2019.
Community Report graph - September 2018-2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 3. Part 2 Crime = 34 2019: Part 1 Crime = 16. Part 2 Crime = 55 2018: Part 1 Crime = 19. Part 2 Crime = 61
Community Report graph - Year-to-Date – Sept. 2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 60. Part 2 Crime = 300 2019: Part 1 Crime = 114. Part 2 Crime = 472 2018: Part 1 Crime = 132. Part 2 Crime = 482

September 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 56.9% compared to September 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding increased 14.2% compared to 2019.

August 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 60.4% compared to August 2019.
  • Civil unrest and protests persist across the nation. Local communities continue to report an increase in crime.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding increased 13.7% compared to 2019.

July 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 58.5% compared to July 2019.
  • Civil unrest grows across the nation with protest for Black Lives Matter and defunding the police. Local communities continue to report an increase in crime.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding increased 3.9% compared to 2019.
June 2018-2020 Crime Statistics bar graph.
June 2020-YTD Crime Statistics bar graph.

June 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues, many schools/business continue to operate remotely, some businesses begin to reopen under Health Department guidelines.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 63.6% compared to June 2019.
  • Civil unrest erupted around the nation after the death of George Floyd; local communities reported an uptick in crime.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding decreased 2.8% compared to 2019
Year-to-Date - May 2020 2020: Part 1 Crime = 27. Part 2 Crime = 172 2019: Part 1 Crime = 64. Part 2 Crime = 292 2018: Part 1 Crime = 52. Part 2 Crime = 265

May 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region, “stay at home” orders continue into much of May; government officials begin to gradually reduce the restrictions towards the end of the month.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 65.3% compared to May 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding decreased 15.2% compared to 2019.

April 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Bi-State region and “stay at home” orders remain in place.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 67.3% compared to April 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding decreased 16.3% compared to 2019.

March 2020 Notes:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic reached the Bi-State region around mid-March; schools/business began closing or moved to remote operations. “Stay at home” orders were implemented later in the month.
  • MetroLink ridership decreased 30.4% compared to March 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding decreased 10.4% compared to 2019.

February 2020 Notes:

  • MetroLink ridership increased 3.1% compared to February 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding decreased 10.8% compared to 2019.

January 2020 Notes:

  • MetroLink ridership increased 2.3% compared to January 2019.
  • Year-To-Date (YTD) crimes per MetroLink boarding decreased 9.9% compared to 2019.

Definitions:

Definitions for the different parts of crime listing in previous charts.
Graph definitions for Part 1 Crime Part I Crime
  • Criminal Homicide
  • Forcible Rape
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Burglary
  • Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft)
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Arson
Graph definitions for Part 2 Crime Part II Crime
  • Other Assaults
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Stolen Property: Buying, Receiving, Possessing
  • Vandalism
  • Weapons: Carrying, Possessing, etc.
  • Prostitution and Commercialized Vice
  • Sex Offenses
  • Drug Abuse Violations
  • Gambling
  • Offenses Against the Family and Children
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Liquor Laws
  • Drunkenness
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Vagrancy
  • All Other Offenses

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