FAQ & resources
To request records from the Sheriff's Office including police reports, case records, etc., go to the Sheriff's online records request page. Select the button labeled "Submit a Sheriff's Records Request".
How do I retrieve property that was placed into the care and custody of the Metro Transit Police Department?
Contact the King County Sheriff's Office Property Management Unit:
- Phone: 206-296-4078
- TDD: 1-800-833-6388
- Location: 4623 7th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98108
Contact the King County Sheriff's Office Communication Center at 206-296-3311. You will need to have the exact date, approximate time of arrest and subject's name.
Metro contracts with the King County Sheriff's Office to provide police services to promote safety and security on the Metro Transit System for transit employees and riders. Metro Transit Police is one of many contracts provided by the King County Sheriff's Office. Our Metro Deputies, Detectives and Sergeants go through a selection process to gain a position in the Metro Transit Police Department. Our primary focus is responding to crimes occurring on Metro buses/property, crimes against Metro employees and our customers. Our deputies proactively patrol the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, Metro Transit Stations, Metro buses, bus shelters and all Metro related facilities.
For more information about our specialty units, please follow these links:
If you would like to request an appeal of your suspension, a rider contract, or have questions about your suspension, you may contact Metro by calling 206-255-4013 or by sending an email.
Written requests may also be sent to:
Metro Transit Police
201 S Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104-3856
Code of Conduct
The King County Council passed an ordinance to regulate conduct on Metro Transit property.