Placing Business and Community in the Same Flight Plan
Report airport crime, or prevent breaches of airport security and be eligible for cash awards from $50 – $1000
Airports are communities where thousands of people and millions of dollars in goods pass through each day. As in other communities, people in a hurry…carrying valued possessions…can become targets of crime.
Airports are also places that contain sensitive and secure areas, where only trained and authorized individuals are permitted. It is a security breach for anyone without proper ID and authorization to gain access to a aeronautical operations area, or for unauthorized individuals to bring weapons, explosives, or incendiary devices on board an aircraft in carry-on luggage, checked luggage, or hidden in cargo or other packages.
If you see suspicious activity or a crime in progress, or unauthorized individuals, or vehicles on the aeronautical or other secure areas, call the Port Authority Police immediately at 800-828-7273, then:
From $50 – $1000 depending on the nature of the crime or security breach, and for actions which result in the…
All airport personnel, including security guards*, taxi and authorized limo drivers, as well as airport customers are eligible. Port Authority Police and TSA employees are not eligible to participate.**
*Security guards working at airport checkpoints are not eligible for expired PA plates and expired ID awards
**TSA employees are only eligible if they are off-duty at the time of the reported incident.
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Airport Community Watch is jointly sponsored by the Aviation Department and Police Crime Prevention Unit of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. Airport Community Watch is administered by the Aviation Development Council, whose members include airlines serving LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, Teterboro, and Stewart International Airports.