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2 Port Authority Cops Die; One 9/11-Related

Posted 7/5/19

The Port Authority Police Department is mourning the loss of two officers who died from job-related health issues within several days of each other last month.

Port Authority Police Officer William Leahy, who was battling a World Trade Center-linked cancer, died June 6. He was 49 and is survived by his parents and sister. He joined the PAPD in 1993. At the time of his death, he was a member of the JFK International Airport Police Command.

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