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Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police
Abbreviation MTA Police
Agency overview
Formed 1998
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction New York, New York, USA
Legal jurisdiction New York and Connecticut
General nature
  • Local civilian police
Operational structure
Police Officers 646
Director responsible
  • William Morange
Agency executive
  • Michael R. Coan, Chief
Parent agency MTA
Units
Facilities
Districts
Website
Official Site: http://www.mta.info/mta/police/

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, or MTA Police, is the police force of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority local railroad, or MTA. Officers of the MTA Police are full police officers in New York State and in the state of Connecticut. The force was started in 1998.

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