Meet the Board

Salvatore F. Carcaterra

Salvatore F. Carcaterra

Salvatore F. Carcaterra began his law enforcement career in 1981 with the NYPD, where he served for 21 years. Starting as a Patrol Officer, he was promoted through the ranks to the position of Deputy Chief. As a Deputy Chief he served as the Executive Officer to the Chief of Department, where, among many duties, he organized and implemented the NYPD’s overall response to the threat of terrorism following the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Prior to that, Carcaterra was a Deputy Inspector in command of the Fugitive Enforcement Division. As a Deputy Inspector he also served in the Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Operations, managing COMPSTAT, and commanding the Hate Crimes Task Force increasing its arrest rate by over 50 percent. He served in the NYPD Detective Bureau as a Captain in the 70th Precinct and as Deputy Inspector in the 66th Precinct. After retiring from the NYPD, Carcaterra became the president of a security firm and now heads his own security company, providing personal and physical protection to individuals and corporations. Carcaterra is a police commissioner designee to the Board appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

B.S., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York; Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy; Graduate, Columbia University Police Management Institute