September 11, 2001, Fallen PAPD

photo of three Port Authority Police Officers participating in a September 11 ceremony

At 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001, a hijacked airliner struck One World Trade Center, putting a gaping hole in the side of the 110-story structure. Seventeen minutes later, another hijacked jet slammed into Two World Trade Center.

Port Authority Police, who were the first law enforcement personnel to respond to the terrorist attacks, quickly rushed into the burning buildings and helped to rescue thousands of employees. Some of them climbed high up into the burning towers to assist those who were seriously injured or trapped.

Thirty-seven of these heroic men and women were killed that day.

Following are the 37 police personnel killed in the line of duty that day:

Officer Christopher C. Amoroso

Officer Maurice V. Barry

Officer Liam Callahan

Lieutenant Robert D. Cirri

Officer Clinton Davis

Officer Donald A. Foreman

Officer Gregg J. Froehner

Officer Thomas E. Gorman

Officer Uhuru G. Houston

Officer George G. Howard

Officer Stephen Huczko

Inspector Anthony P. Infante Jr.

Officer Paul W. Jurgens

Sergeant. Robert M. Kaulfers

Officer Paul Laszczynski

Officer David P. Lemagne

Officer John Lennon

Officer J.D. Levi

Officer James F. Lynch

Superintendent of Police Fred V. Morrone

Captain Kathy Mazza

Officer Walter A. McNeil

Officer Donald J. McIntyre

Officer Joseph M. Navas

Officer James Nelson

Officer Alfonse J. Niedermeyer

Officer James W. Parham

Officer Dominick A. Pezzulo

Officer Bruce A. Reynolds

Officer Antonio J. Rodrigues

Officer Richard Rodriguez

Chief James A. Romito

Officer John P. Skala

Officer Walwyn W. Stuart

Officer Kenneth F. Tietjen

Officer Nathaniel Webb

Officer Michael T. Wholey

Other Port Authority Police Officers Lost in the Line of Duty

Police Officer Charles Kessler
End of Watch: Sunday, December 16, 1951

Police Officer James Calandra
End of Watch: Monday, November 19, 1956

Police Officer Hitler M. McLeod
End of Watch: Friday, November 3, 1961

Police Officer Bertram Winkler
End of Watch: Tuesday, March 21, 1972

Police Officer Arthur M. Ansert
End of Watch: Monday, October 8, 1973

Police Officer Henry J. Koebel
End of Watch: Friday, May 26, 1978

Police Officer William J. Perry
End of Watch: Monday, December 22, 1980

Police Officer Scott R. Parker
End of Watch: Monday, September 5, 1983

Police Officer John M. Cortazzo
End of Watch: Saturday, March 14, 2009


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