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• MEDIA ADVISORY • PORT AUTHORITY TO REBUILD FORCE WITH GRADUATION OF 235 NEW POLICE OFFICERS Police Academy Graduation Ceremonies to be Held Friday At Fairleigh Dickinson University in Hackensack, NJ

Date: Sep 18, 2002
Press Release Number: 97-2002

The Port Authority will welcome 235 new police officers – the largest class in the Port Authority’s history – to the bistate agency’s police force at a graduation ceremony to be held this Friday at 10 a.m. at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in Hackensack, N.J.

The new recruits will bolster the Port Authority’s efforts to
increase security at the New York-New Jersey region’s airports, seaports, tunnels, bridges and mass transit facilities. The Port Authority Police lost 37 of its officers and commanders in the September 11 terror attacks.

The ceremony will be held at Fairleigh Dickinson’s Rothman Center (see directions below).

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Directions to Rothman Center, Fairleigh Dickinson University: Take the George Washington Bridge to Route 4 West. Exit Route 4 at Hackensack Avenue South. Proceed to first traffic light and turn left on to Temple Road. Follow Temple Road to end. Parking lot is on right. Rothman Center is directly past the parking lot at end of road.

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