Did You Know? Port Authority Police respond to all aircraft incidents at JFK, LaGuardia, Teterboro and Newark? Did You Know? Port Authority Police move hundreds of millions of passengers safely each year? Did You Know? Port Authority Police carry out suicide prevention? Did You Know? Port Authority Police have the largest aircraft police crash fire rescue unit in the world? Did You Know? Port Authority Police are trained in life saving techniques like EMT, defibrillator and NARCAN? Did You Know? Port Authority Police have 2 K9 Teams: Explosive detection and narcotic detection? Did You Know? Port Authority Police have some of the most advanced counter-terrorism training in the country? Did You Know? Port Authority Police protect some of the world’s prime terrorist targets? Did You Know? The Port Authority Police Department is the largest transportation related police department in the nation? Did you know? Port Authority Police have served the people of New York and New Jersey for nearly 100 years. Did you know? The Port Authority Police Department is the only American police department to be attacked by foreign enemies: the 1975 LaGuardia Airport bombing; 1993 World Trade Center bombing; and the September 11th World Trade Center attacks.

Advanced Training

“Port Authority Police Academy graduates receive the most up-to-date, comprehensive and specialized training in modern policing.”

- Port Authority Police Superintendent Michael Fedorko - 

  • Rigorous training enables the force to manage any scenario they encounter—from identifying potential terrorism targets to interacting with mentally incapacitated persons.

  • Port Authority police recruits attend a six-month basic police training where they’re trained in the criminal and procedural laws of New York and New Jersey—along with some of the most advanced counter-terrorism techniques in the country, first responder medical training, firearm training, defensive tactics, emergency vehicle driver training, firefighting, community relations, interpersonal communications, among other law enforcement disciplines.

  • Port Authority Police has numerous members on loan to FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, U.S. Marshalls, D.E.A., U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and County prosecutor’s office. 

Screen_Shot_2017-03-31_at_12.24.04_PM.png