The Morrone 9/11 Center provides education, research, tech-innovation, and best practices for programs and projects that assist authorities and qualified organization across the globe; and allows assistance to both donor and contributing authorities. Morrone was an innovator, forward thinking, and an advocate to assist countries across the globe to include third world nations.
The Morrone 9/11 Center is a global living memorial to Superintendent of Police and Director of Public Safety Fred V. Morrone of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. His goals were to bridge countries together around the world in public safety and strive to provide international cooperation on terrorism and other serious crime.
Morrone and his 36 fellow officers perished in the World Trade Towers on September 11, 2001. Morrone was the executive vice president and incoming president of the board of the INTERPORTPOLICE at the time of his death.
The Morrone Educational fund was established in his memory and with the consent of the family in 2002 at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City. In 2016, the Morrone 9/11 Center for Counterterrorism and Security became a qualified U.S. 501c3 research and education organization to further support the efforts of making the world a safer place. Efforts focus on transportation security, public safety, critical infrastructure, and mass event environments.