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  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Washington, DC; Leadership of police unions from the #PAPD, #NYPD and Nassau County PD met with Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson today in his Washington, DC office. Senator Johnson pledged his support for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Reauthorization Bill making its way through Congress. Many members of the three police departments are suffering with illnesses acquired from their work in the toxic environment of the World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery.
Photo, L-R: Bill Johnson, National Association of Police Organizations; Pete Peterson, Nassau County PBA; Rob Zafonte, PAPD SBA; Ed Geary, NYPD SBA; Senator Johnson; Paul Nunziato, PAPD PBA; John Flynn, NYPD PBA; John Beattie, NYPD LBA; Eric Lynch, PAPD DEA.
  • Included in the extensive firearms training Port Authority police recruits receive is low light training. This squad of #PAPD recruits, members of the 118th Recruit Training Class, is rotating through the firearms training cycle at the Port Authority Police Academy. When these recruits graduate they will be Port Authority Police Officers assigned to various PAPD commands in New York and New Jersey. As police officers they will return to firearms training twice a year throughout their careers. Port Authority police officers are among the most highly trained police officers in the nation. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #PAPBA #PAPDACADEMY
  • Monday, July 15, 2019, JFK Airport, Queens, NY; The #PAPD ARFF (Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter) Unit responded to Cargo Building 76 to extinguish a pallet of lithium batteries that ignited. The 6:30 p.m. fire is being investigated by the PAPD. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #PAPBA #jfkairport #ARFF
  • The #PAPD team of Port Authority Police Officers Geoff Jeppson and Joe Della Serra claimed the title of Law Enforcement's Best Golfers at the 3rd Annual New Jersey Law Enforcement Open. The open was held on July 10th at the Ballyowen Golf Club at Crystal Spring Resort in Sussex County, New Jersey. The duo bested 56 law enforcement teams with golfers from as far away as California. Photo 1: Della Serra (L) and Jeppson holding the championship trophy. Photo 2: Jeppson celebrating his winning put. Congratulations Boys! #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #PAPBA