Public Affairs and Administration
Public Affairs and Administration is responsible for a wide array of functions that supports the APD that include: Developing, implementing, monitoring and overseeing staffing of sworn and civilian personnel, overtime earnings, pay increases, the Asset Forfeiture program, and personnel/organization changes. Developing and distributing employee and customer-facing security communication materials, employee training programs, and maintaining the APD public websites. Distributing rail safety videos and materials to law enforcement, dispatchers, first responders, schools, driver’s education programs, trucking businesses and farm associations, and maintaining the stayoffthetracks.org website to share railroad safety messaging on a national, state and local level. Partnering with federal, state, and local government, not-for-profit organizations, and fellow law enforcement agencies to raise employee and public awareness of the crime of human trafficking, and managing the Operation RAILSAFE training program, which is held in numerous locations across the U.S. every year to strengthen coordination and integration between Amtrak Police law enforcement, emergency management, and first responder partners.