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below are links to the year of the crime stories along the Max 
2008 crime news stories along Light rail 

2007 crime news stories along Light rail 

2006 crime news stories along Light Rail Group pushes safety to the MAX on 82nd

2005 crime news stories along Light rail After all, in 20 years, Rockwood has deteriorated from a modest but respectable middle-class neighborhood to an area struggling with poverty and crime.

2004 crime news stories along Light rail TRIMET ALTERS RULE ON UNRULY 

2003 crime news stories along Light rail DEALERS MOVE DRUGS ON MAX 

2002 crime news stories along Light rail coming soon 

2001 crime news stories  along Light Rail Officers will focus on the high-density housing packed along the MAX line

2000 crime news stories  along Light RailTRI-MET TOUTS WESTSIDE MAX SAFETY

1999 crime news stories along Light Rail    Rockwood group proposes citizen patrol to reduce light rail  problems 

1998 crime news stories along Light Rail

1997 crime news stories  along Light Rail   However, even without that demand, Tri-Met would work to guarantee
the system is safe for all riders, said Tom Walsh, Tri-Met general manager.

Portland Police Chief Charles Moose asked critics to be patient with 
Tri-Met as the transit agency shifts toward community policing.

Still, Tri-Met is faced with skeptics who thought they heard the same
message from the transit agency four years ago but didn't see much action. 

1996 crime news stories along Light Rail      Tri-Met will improve security on the MAX system by installing surveillance cameras in trains and adding them at some of its busiest stations.

1995 crime news storiesa long Light Rail     But Gresham police Lt. Raymond Kelsay believes
car thefts are rising for other reasons. Gresham's population is up, and the MAX trains make it easy for someone to travel from Portland, steal a car and drive away, he said.

1994 crime news stories  along Light Rail     Riders waiting for MAX or departing the train may be robbed or assaulted. A young Gresham woman waiting for a train at a station on 188th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street recently was harassed by three youths and hit in the face by one of them.

1993 crime news stories along Light Rail      Tri-Met spokesman Johnson said the transit agency worried about public opinions. ``Our position is that we're very concerned about the perception people have about their safety on Tri-Met and we are very concerned about this  incident.''

1992 crime news stories along Light Rail    ``We don't feel the least bit discouraged,'' Johnson said. The Gresham Police Department is changing its structure to encourage community policing, which emphasizes solving neighborhood problems before they get out of control. 

1991 crime news stories along Light Rail   ROCKWOOD SAFETY TEAMS RIDE MAX TO CURB CRIME

1990 crime news stories along Light Rail      Rockwood policing plan slated to yield  immediate impact

1989 crime news stories along Light Rail    The Portland Tri-Met police unit, which will start patrolling buses and
MAX trains May 15, will be flexible and innovative, officials at the Portland Police Bureau promised Friday.
 

1988 crime news stories along Light Rail    ``We don't see it as a big problem, but every time a crime is committed, obviously it's a big problem for the victim,'' said Phill Colombo, a public information officer for Tri-Met. 
 
 
 
 

2007 Time to get serious about MAX safety    Again! 
 
 

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