Transit Patrol

VTA bus and Sheriff patrol vehicle

The Sheriff Transit Patrol Division provides contracted supplemental general law enforcement services for the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) with the primary goal of safety for VTA patrons, employees, and the security of VTA vehicles and properties. VTA's mass transit system of bus and light rail operations includes a 346 square mile service area that covers 15 municipalities and unincorporated Santa Clara County. Law enforcement responsibilities in the Sheriff Transit Patrol Division include 24-hour uniformed patrol, explosives detection K-9s, motorcycle patrol, bicycle patrol, detectives, and one special team focused on transit related crime suppression.

The Sheriff Transit Patrol Division also provides supplemental law enforcement services for Valley Transportation Authority property and assets located at the Milpitas BART Station.

Contact Valley Transportation Authority

Contact Captain Jose Cardoza

Transit Patrol
3331 N. 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95134
Phone: (408) 321-7149
Non-Emergency: (408) 299-2311
Fax: (408​) 955-9756

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