Join the Port Authority NY NJ

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has embarked on a new journey of growth. We are building – in some cases rebuilding – some of our most critical transportation assets. To meet this growth, the PAPD is looking for diverse, highly motivated, and talented recruits that are searching for a meaningful career. We recognize that reflecting the communities we serve makes us stronger, and that’s why we make diversity and inclusion a huge priority.

Our job is to protect and secure some of the most critical transportation facilities in the world. These assets include the world’s largest airport system, the East Coast’s biggest seaport, the region’s most active bus terminal, tunnels, bridges, the World Trade Center complex, and the Port Authority Trans-Hudson rail transit system (PATH). Millions of customers use our facilities each year, so protecting and securing them is paramount. Joining the PAPD will give you an exciting, rewarding career with a great salary and impressive benefits. With many different roles available, you can pursue your interests and make a real difference here.

Our officers are more than just police. They’re neighbors, teammates, friends, and family. They’re everyday people who followed their passion for helping others. 

We encourage you to join our Police Recruitment Network to stay informed on the different steps of the recruitment and selection process, click the link below to join now!

The application period is from 1/31/2022 – 2/25/2022 

Hear from some of our officers about their exciting and rewarding careers with the PAPD