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US NYPD gets first black chief of detectives

15:35  06 december  2019
15:35  06 december  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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NEW YORK - In a first , the nation's largest police department on Wednesday selected a black chief for its detectives squad as bail reform and other He started as a patrol officer in Queens around the time Shea was beginning his NYPD career in the Bronx. He has been the department's chief of

The NYPD named the first black chief of detectives in department history Wednesday — one month after coming under fire for skipping over another high-ranking black cop for the commissioner gig. Newly minted NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea elevated Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison to the

The New York City Police Department has appointed its first-ever black chief of detectives, a historic move in the organization's nearly 200-year record.

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Rodney Harrison was appointed to the position Wednesday, according to an NYPD press release. Harrison formerly served as chief of patrol, where he managed police communities across New York City. In the new position, Harrison will manage the prevention, detection and investigation of crimes, according to the Wednesday news release.

Harrison will replace Dermot Shea, who was named the New York City Police Commissioner this month.

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The NYPD named the first black chief of detectives in department history Wednesday — one month after coming under fire for skipping over another high-ranking black cop for the commissioner gig. Newly minted NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea elevated Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison to the

NEW YORK (AP) — In a first , the nation's largest police department on Wednesday selected a black chief for its detectives squad, bringing diversity to a key leadership position as bail reform Two years ago, he became the first NYPD officer from the Caribbean nation to be promoted to a two-star chief .

The new chief joined the NYPD as a cadet in 1991 and became a detective in 1995. He also formerly served as the chief of detectives of Brooklyn North.

"I'm humbled to become Chief of Detectives, a position I've always strived for, and will work tirelessly to build the strongest possible cases and bring those that commit crimes to justice," Harrison said in a statement, CNN reported.

Harrison will be replaced by Fausto Pichardo, who formerly served as the Executive Officer of the Patrol Services Bureau.

"Rodney and Fausto bring tremendous leadership experience to their new positions, having served in critical executive roles, and leveraging Neighborhood Policing and precision policing to bring crime down to levels not seen since the 1950's," Shea said in the Wednesday statement. "However, our work is far from done, and with Rodney's investigative experience and Fausto's role in bringing Neighborhood Policing to fruition, we will continue to work closely with the people we are sworn to serve to make New York City even safer."

NYPD: Officers Shoot Suspect Who Pointed Fake Gun At Them In The Bronx .
According to police, the man had been walking around with what appeared to be a gun near East 167th Street and Findlay Avenue. A couple called 911 and said the man pointed his weapon at them.Police say as soon as they got to the scene, they ordered the suspect to show his hands. That’s when they say he pointed his weapon at them.“Two uniformed officers discharged their weapons, striking the suspect in the torso. The officers immediately rendered aid to the suspect and requested an ambulance to the scene,” NYPD Chief of Patrol Fausto Pichardo said.That suspect was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

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