The Port Authority Police Department welcomed 124 new police officers to its ranks today following the graduation of the 117th Police Academy class, raising the number of officers to a department-record 2,117 members and reaffirming the Port Authority’s commitment to the highest level of safety for the traveling public.
When rookie Port Authority Police Officer Bryan Donovan’s badge was pinned on his chest for the first time Thursday, the numbers — 1276 — were very familiar. The digits have been in the Donovan family for two generations. “It’s the same number,” Bryan’s father retired PAPD officer Patrick Donovan said, his tears welling up with […]
The Port Authority will stage an emergency response exercise at the Holland Tunnel from midnight to 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 31. The exercise will require the tunnel’s South Tube into New York to be closed during the drill, and travelers heading into New York are advised to use the Lincoln Tunnel as an alternate.