Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police
Abbreviation MTA Police
Agency Overview
Formed 1998
Legal personality Governmental agency
Jurisdictional Structure
Divisional agency
(Operations jurisdiction)
City of New York in the State of New York , USA
Legal jurisdiction New York and Connecticut
General nature
Specialist jurisdiction Commuter transit systems and immediate environs, rail, tram, ferry, bus, etc.
Operational Structure
Police Officers 646
Director responsible William Morange
Agency executive Michael R. Coan, Chief
Parent agency MTA
  • Patrol
  • Highway Patrol
  • Detective Division
  • Inter-agency Counterterrorism Task Force
  • Emergency Services Unit
  • Canine Unit (K-9)
  • Communications Unit
  • Technology & System Development
  • Right of Way Task Force
  • Internal Affairs Bureau
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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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