For Port Authority Cops, A Sense of Loss Lingers

For the seventh anniversary of 9/11, The Chief took a look at a previously ignored group of victims: the Port Authority Police Department, which lost 37 members on 9/11, a proportionately high number of its limited ranks.

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Cops’ Kids Feel Residual Effects of Post-9/11 Work

Here’s The Chief’s October 23, 2009 take on the ceremonial addition of names to the Police Memorial Wall in Battery Park. This was the second year that members of service who died from 9/11-related illnesses were honored with a spot on the wall.

“Men and women of different ranks and commands united in a common mission to aid in the recovery effort,” Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly said at the ceremony. “They brought closure to the loved one of those who were killed and restored order. But they too became casualties.”

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