Metro Crime Highest at College Park Station

Recently, the Washington Post reported that the College Park Metro had the highest crime incidents in the third quarter of the entire Metro system.

The article says “The rail stations that had the highest number of major crimes for the quarter were College Park, with 26; Southern Avenue, with 21; Deanwood, with 20; Suitland, with 18; and Greenbelt, with 16.” (please click the graphics at the left).

You can view the entire WMATA crime report here.

In explaining the high crime figure at the Metro, a Metro spokesperson said: “I can report to you that for the 3rd Quarter 96 percent of all crime at the College Park Station was property related (auto/bike). There was only one crime against a person reported.”

He also said Metro has provided the Prince Georges County PD as well as other jurisdictional partners in the area Smart Trip Cards so they can patrol at the Metro.