Security is a top priority at Port Everglades. Ensuring a safe and secure environment for enterprises as well as individuals has become a critical, built-in function of the Port's infrastructure.
Capital Improvements Program
Soon after the tragic terrorism events of September 11, 2001, Port Everglades completed a massive $48 million security infrastructure program. The strides in security enhancement sand improvement shave been significant. Spanning several budget years, the results have been measurable. Key highlights of this program include:
Since 9/11, the number of Port checkpoints has been increased. Law enforcement has had an even more prominent presence. Identification badge requirements and background checks are strictly enforced. All of the state-of-the-art security enhancements put in place to date are making Port Everglades stronger and safer.