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K-9 Unit

May 11, 2020 - 09:57 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department currently has twelve (12) K-9 teams assigned to the Explosive Detection Canine Unit. Upon selection into the unit, corporals will attend the TSA National Explosive Detection Canine Handler Course located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio,Texas.
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Academy Training

May 11, 2020 - 09:36 EDT
Newly hired police candidates will be assigned to theNorthern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy for 20 weeks of law enforcement training. Photos courtesy of Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy.    
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Regulations

May 11, 2020 - 09:32 EDT
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Regulations (Part 7)   § 7.1.  Sale of Printed Material and Solicitation.
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MWAA Orders & Instructions 8-1-3

May 11, 2020 - 09:27 EDT
Rules of Conduct Policy for the Airport Terminals and Concourse Facilities of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority PURPOSE This Orders and Instructions (O&I) establishes Rules of Conduct in the terminal and concourse facilities; pedestrian bridges; and tunnels connecting the terminals to the Airport parking garages   at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (Reagan National) and Washington Dulles International Airport (Dulles International).
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MWAA Orders & Instructions 7-6-1

May 11, 2020 - 09:24 EDT
Non-Commercial Sale and Distribution of Printed Material, Solicitation of Money and Demonstrations at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports Issued: October 30, 2017
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Reagan National Designated Areas for Expressive Activities

May 11, 2020 - 09:17 EDT
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Dulles International Designated Areas for Expressive Activities

May 11, 2020 - 09:13 EDT
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MWAA Police Department

May 11, 2020 - 08:35 EDT
The primary responsibility of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department is to provide superior service to all employed or traveling within our jurisdiction. We believe that all our efforts should be structured in order to: maintain law and order, detect and deter crime, and enforce laws and regulations. We believe that a specific set of values will help us in the performance of our duties. These values are: INTEGRITY, PROFESSIONALISM, and TEAMWORK.  
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Airports Authority Names Scott Booth New Chief of Police

Jan 26, 2016 - 11:30 EST
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority named Scott C. Booth as its new chief of police.
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Police Department Career Opportunities

Jul 1, 2015 - 16:23 EDT
Explore career opportunities with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Police Department. After viewing the links to the left, search for open positions.
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Dulles Day Annual Plane Pull

Jul 1, 2015 - 12:14 EDT
The Dulles Day Plane Pull is an annual event sponsored by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department. Joe Hurtuk, a retired Deputy Chief with MWAA PD, created the first Plane Pull competition in the world in 1992 at Dulles International Airport. The event was held to benefit Special Olympics athletes, raised almost $15,000 - and started a phenomenon.
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Airport Police Feedback

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:44 EDT
 Compliments and Complaints can be made in the following manner: By mail to the Internal Affairs Unit (see address below): By emailing the feedback from to the Internal Affairs Unit directly at police.internalaffairs@mwaa.com.  By contacting a Police Supervisor at:
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Safety Service Patrol / Dulles Toll Road

Jun 30, 2015 - 16:18 EDT
The MWAA Police Department does much more than patrol the airport terminals and grounds. Authority Police also provide primary law enforcement to the buildings and properties surrounding Ronald Reagan Washington National and Dulles International Airports and patrol the Dulles Access Road and the Dulles Toll Road. These  are the roads which provide express  travel from I-495 and to I-66 to Dulles International Airport.
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Public Safety Communications

Jun 30, 2015 - 16:11 EDT
The Authority's Emergency Communications Technicians (ECTs) assist the Police and Fire Departments for Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport and the Dulles Toll Road. When emergency assistance is required, they are the first people contacted by the public.
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Police Department Employment Forms

Jun 30, 2015 - 16:08 EDT
Download Application Materials Here
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Airport Community Police Academy

Jun 30, 2015 - 16:07 EDT
Airport Community Police Academy AnnouncementSpring 2020
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In-Service Training

Jun 30, 2015 - 16:06 EDT
The Training Unit is responsible for all in-service training for the police department.  In-service training classes can be taken at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy or within the police department to meet the mandatory training requirements instituted by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Criminal Justice Services for all sworn law enforcement officers.
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Firearms Training Facility

Jun 30, 2015 - 16:04 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department has a new 11 ½ acre Firearms Training facility located on the property of Dulles International Airport. This facility is comprised of 3 ranges, a rappel tower and an obstacle course. The department has both full time and collateral duty assignments as Firearms Instructors. Firearms Instructors are certified through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. The range is operated year round to meet the needs of the department.
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Salaries

Jun 30, 2015 - 15:28 EDT
Police Officer Annually  Starting $58,463 Top Salary $96,465 Police Corporal Annually  Starting $61,971 Top Salary $102,253 Lateral entry candidates may receive increased annual compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications. Traffic Control Officer
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Police Department Benefits

Jun 30, 2015 - 14:54 EDT
MONETARY INCENTIVES Uniforms and equipment provided. $120 allowance for footwear yearly Weight management incentives and gym membership reimbursement Tuition assistance for approved academic programs Performance Based Pay Increases Annual pay raises are based on a Merit Pay for Performance (MPP) Program. Overtime / Shift Differential
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Police Officer Applicant Requirements

Jun 30, 2015 - 14:48 EDT
Qualifications U.S. citizenship Minimum age: 21 High School graduate or G.E.D. Good physical and mental health Pass a vision and hearing test Pass a drug screening test Pass psychological and polygraph exams Disqualifications
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Traffic Control Officers

Jun 30, 2015 - 14:08 EDT
Traffic Control Officers (TCOs) manage vehicular and pedestrian traffic out in front of the airport terminals for Reagan National and Dulles International Airports. Their primary responsibility is to promote continuous mobility and prevent gridlock at these vital entries and exits.  Traffic Control Officers are stationed throughout both airports 7 days a week. When they are not directing  traffic, TCOs enforce parking regulations. Their ramp assignments vary daily.        
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Honor Guard

Jun 30, 2015 - 13:46 EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department Honor Guard is a ceremonial unit within the Police Department. The Honor Guard is composed of carefully selected officers chosen for their physical ability and dexterity. These officers exemplify and maintain exceptionally high standards of appearance and conduct and show aptitude for ceremonial duty. 
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Special Response Team

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:53 EDT
The Special Response Team (SRT) provides the first tactical response to critical events (i.e., a hijacked aircraft or an armed person). Its members also deploy specialized equipment to aid local and federal law enforcement units in response to critical incidents. They also staff high-risk security assignments.   The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Investigations

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:41 EDT
A Detective within the Police Department is assigned to the specialized function of Criminal Investigations. A Detective is responsible for responding to crime scenes, conducting preliminary and follow-up investigations, preparing the required investigative reports, apprehending suspect(s), preparing cases for a successful prosecution, and testifying in court.
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Evidence Technicians

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:35 EDT
Evidence Technicians assist in the collection of latent prints and other evidence, prepare crime and evidence reports, assist with preliminary and follow up investigations, testify in court proceedings regarding the collection of evidence, and provide documentation, including photographs and video recordings.     The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Motorcycle Patrol

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:32 EDT
Motorcycle Patrol : Special Operations Section Selected Special Operations Unit Officers who have passed motorcycle training, are assigned to this position as full time motorcycle officers.     The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Bicycle Patrol

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:10 EDT
Bicycle Patrol serves in numerous capacities throughout Reagan National  and Dulles International Airports including engaging in crime suppression and rapid response on the airport ramps, in parking structures and outer parking lots. Bicycle Patrol Officers offer a silent approach to observed or reported crimes  in progress and suspicious activity. MWAA Bike Patrol Officers provide rapid apprehension if needed.   The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Segway / T3 Patrol

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:47 EDT
Segway/T3 Patrol serves in numerous capacities throughout Reagan Washington National Airport and Dulles International Airport including engaging in customer safety and crime suppression throughout the airport terminals, offering silent approach to observed or reported crimes in progress and suspicious activity, and providing rapid apprehension if needed.     JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY
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Patrol Services

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:41 EDT
  All new MWAA Police officers are assigned to the Patrol Division at either our Reagan National Command or Dulles Command.  Our officers serve as the primary law enforcement responders to calls for service at Reagan National and Dulles International Airports.  
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Contact Us

Jun 29, 2015 - 14:34 EDT
Chief of Police Deputy Chief of Police (Operational Services) Deputy Chief of Police (Support Services) (703) 417-8500  (703) 417-8501 (703) 417-8502 Washington Dulles International Airport Command Front Desk (703) 572-2954   Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Command Front Desk (703) 417-8560  Internal Affairs Unit 
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A Message From Chief David Huchler

Jun 29, 2015 - 14:18 EDT
As Chief of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department, I want to personally welcome you. We proudly serve the two regional airports of our nation’s capital, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. We are a full-service police agency performing all aspects of law enforcement for the benefit of both our patrons and the employees who make up our community.  
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