Port Authority Police Department Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I report suspicious activity?
  2. Who do I contact if I have a general PAPD inquiry?
  3. How can I commend the actions of a Port Authority police officer?
  4. How do I file a complaint against a Port Authority police officer?
  5. How do I file an accident report from an incident on Port Authority property?
  6. How do I learn more about parking tickets issued on Port Authority property?
  7. If my car is impounded, what is the procedure to retrieve it?
  8. If I lost an item on Port Authority property, who do I contact?

Port Authority Police Department

1. How can I report suspicious activity?

To report suspicious activity, please call 800 828-7273.

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2. Who do I contact if I have a general PAPD inquiry?

For a general PAPD inquiry, please call 201 239-3500.

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3. How can I commend the actions of a Port Authority police officer?

Any police commendation letters may be sent to:

Superintendent of Police/ Director, Public Safety Department
Port Authority of NY & NJ
241 Erie Street Room 302
Jersey City, NJ 07310

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4. How do I file a complaint against a Port Authority police officer?

The telephone number for filing civilian complaints is 800 435-2035.

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5. How do I file an accident report from an incident on Port Authority property?

To learn more about accident reports, click here.

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6. How do I learn more about parking tickets issued on Port Authority property?

To learn more about parking tickets, click here.

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7. If my car is impounded, what is the procedure to retrieve it?

To learn more about impound lots, click here.

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8. If I lost an item on Port Authority property, who do I contact?

To learn more about retrieving lost items, click here.

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