HQ Situated Inside Beach 116 Street Subway Station
A large crowd of community members attended the ceremony and a tour of the new facility. Captain Byrne and Assemblywoman Pheffer pose with Commissioner Kelly after the ceremony. Dignitaries cut the ribbon for the new facility. Commissioner Raymond Kelly told the crowd how important the transit cops and their new facility are to the community. The newly constructed Transit District 23 headquarters was officially opened on Tuesday morning with lots of dignitaries, including Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, on hand for the ribbon cutting. Pictured, Transit District 23 police officers line up in front of their new headquarters, which is inside the Beach 116 Street A Train station. On hand were Rockaway resident Chief Michael Morley; Captain Thomas Barrett, the Commanding Officer of the 100 Precinct; Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer; and Captain Selover, who runs the department's graffiti suppression unit. Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer with CB 14 District Manager Jonathon Gaska, PBA President Patrick Lynch and City Councilman Eric Ulrich. Many retired Transit Police officers returned to Rockaway for the opening. On the dais were TB 23 Commanding Officer Captain Phyllis Byrne, Chief Robert Talamo, Chief McGrath, Chief Hall and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly.