SAY SOMETHING!

SAY SOMETHING? (WHO TO TELL)
 
Once you see something, how do you say something? Below are helpful hints on how to report it – it could save your life.
 
DESCRIBING “SOMETHING SUSPICIOUS”

Tell the authorities who, when and where you saw something, and specifically what you saw. Be sure to note the number of the bus or train, or name of the transit station. Explain why you thought there was cause for suspicion.

WHO TO TELL…

TRANSIT PERSONNEL
If there are transit personnel nearby, tell them. Don’t be afraid to report something, even if you aren’t sure it was serious.

  • Tell a police officer

 

  • On a bus, tell the driver

 

  • In a train or at a train station, tell a conductor or a transit worker

 

CALL THE POLICE
If you cannot easily locate someone in uniform, call the police at the following numbers:

Washington, DC: 202-962-2121
Maryland: 1-800-492-TIPS
Virginia: 1-877-4VA-TIPS
For imminent threats call 911.