Sep 4, 2013
Transit Police provide free IDs for kids as part of Operation KidWatch

CLEVELAND -- The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) cares about kids. Transit Police have a free fingerprinting and ID program for children called Operation KidWatch. These IDs could be vital to police if a child goes missing.

The next free Operation KidWatch event is Saturday, Sept. 7, from noon- 4 p.m. at the Woodmere Village Childrens Party, Town Hall, 27899 Chagrin Blvd.. Stay tuned for more upcoming opportunities to take advantage of this free public service.

Parents must accompany their children and give permission to the officers to take pictures and fingerprints. 

Past Operation KidWatch events

  • Aug. 3: Puerto Rican Festival
  • Aug. 6: Mayor's Night Out Against Crime at Forest Hills Parkway Elementary School
  • Aug. 8: Fairgrounds in Berea for Cuyahoga County Fair

RTA provides quality, economic and safe public transportation via rail, bus and Paratransit throughout Cuyahoga County. Real-time information is available for all buses and trains. Check or call the RTAnswerline at 216.621.9500.

Media Contact: Mary Shaffer, 216-566-5211