New York (CNN) – Four police officers are being hailed as heroes for subduing the suspect in Monday’s explosion at a New York City transit hub before the situation worsened.

The Port Authority Police Benevolent Association identified the officers as Sean Gallagher, Drew M. Preston, John “Jack” F. Collins and Anthony Manfredini.
“Today, four courageous Port Authority police officers risked their lives confronting an armed terrorist to protect others from harm,” PAPBA President Paul Nunziato said in a statement. “I am so thankful there was no loss of life and I could not be prouder of our Port Authority police officers, their actions and dedication to their sworn duty.” Continue reading.