- Amtrak Police
Infobox Police Department
name = Amtrak Police Department
sworn = 342
jurisdiction = Amtrak Rail System
chief = Ernest R. Frazier
website = [http://www.amtrak.com/ Official Amtrak Site]
The Amtrak Police is a
railroad policeagency that acts as the security and law enforcement agency of Amtrak, a passenger train system in the United States. The Amtrak Police has 342 sworn police officers, most of whom are stationed within the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak's busiest route.
This agency is responsible for the security of the 300 trains per day over some 22,000+ miles of rail with approximately 540 Stations in 46 states. They have accreditation from the
Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Amtrak Police share jurisdiction with the
FBIon investigating offenses committed on the Amtrak system.
Amtrak Police officers are trained at the
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center[http://www.fletc.gov/about-fletc/partner-organizations]
On February 19, 2008, Amtrak announced new security procedures and a new "Mobile Security Team" will have units deployed nationwide. [http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/am2Copy/News_Release_Page&c=am2Copy&cid=1178294112060&ssid=180 2]
List of United States federal law enforcement agencies
New Jersey Transit Police Department
* [http://www.amtrak.com Amtrak]
* [http://amtrakfop.com/index.php?doc_id=3 Amtrak Fraternal Order of Police]
* [http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1093553997253&pagename=Amtrak%2Fam2Copy%2FSimple_Copy_Page&c=am2Copy Testimony of Amtrak Police Chief Ernest R. Frazier before the House Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Railroads]
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