The primary jurisdiction of the Port Authority police lies within a 25-mile radius of the Statue of Liberty. The PAPD is responsible for law enforcement, firefighting and rescue operations coveting the airports, ports, bridges and runnels in both New York and New Jersey. They also provided security for the World Trade Center, which housed theRead more..
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Joseph Morris has been with the Port Authority Police Department for 29 years. Joining as a police officer, Morris worked his way up through the ranks to become the Chief of Department of the Port Authority in September. Morris’ appointment, however, is bittersweet. Thirty-seven Port Authority employees, including Chief James A. Romito, died in theRead more..