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Washoe Sheriff's Rail Auxiliary helps the homeless

Rich Gent - Wednesday, January 09, 2019
This Christmas and New Year holiday, the Washoe County Sheriff's Rail Auxiliary teamed up with the Reno Ambassadors to help the homeless who were hanging around the AMTRAK station in Reno, Nevada.  The "RAT Pack" were able to locate homeless individuals in and around the station prior to the arrival of passengers and alerted the Ambassadors who were immediately on scene to help these individuals find shelter.  This was a win-win for AMTRAK and the city.   Read Entire Article Here

Rail Auxiliary Team supports AMTRAK's RAILSAFE

Rich Gent - Sunday, December 09, 2018

This Fall as well as during the Thanksgiving holiday the Washoe and Storey County Nevada Rail Auxiliary Teams supported AMTRAK's RAILSAFE by monitoring a challenging highway-grade crossing and patrolling the Reno AMTRAK station.  Teams like this provide augmentation to the AMTRAK Police and serve the smaller cities and towns where AMTRAK operates.  Additionally, these teams do not put strain on the local law enforcement as trained and fully vetted and badge law enforcement volunteers.   A win-win for all. Read Entire Article Here


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