Transit System Security

Develop an increased knowledge of Transit System Security and how it relates to Safety Management Systems (SMS). Gain new resources to reduce crime and improve customer and employee security. Learn how to use a uniform format for developing and implementing security policies and procedures through a System Security Plan with crime prevention as the major component. Included are basic security terms, the eight steps in the threat and vulnerability identification, and resolution process.

  • Prerequisite: Not Listed
  • Training Duration: 36 hours over 4.5 days
  • Training Resources: Group exercises, pretest, quiz, final exam


Transportation Safety Institute

Transit Type


Target Audience

Security Plan Developers, Security Plan Administrators, Security Plan Implementers, SSO Personnel, Safety Directors, General Managers, Law Enforcement Personnel, Risk Management Personnel, Security Personnel, Operations Personnel, Maintenance Personnel, Federal, State, Local Officials, Transit Security Personnel, Transit Insurance Providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to system security
  • Why transit security
  • Transit security countermeasures
  • Development of a System Security Plan and security policies and procedures
  • Threat and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Procurement and security activities
  • Security force establishment
  • Problem oriented/problem solving security
  • Managing the media
  • Crime prevention
  • Selling security to management and the public

Assessment of Learner Performance

Final exam

Delivery Method

Instructor-led Training

Point of Contact

Jamie McAlvain



Restrictions for Use

Not Listed



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