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Leadership

Leadership

The New York City Police Department is headed by the Police Commissioner, who is appointed by the Mayor. His function is to carry out the department's critical mission: ensuring a safe, secure environment and enhancing the quality of life for all New Yorkers.

Reporting to the Police Commissioner are the First Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, Chief of Department (highest ranking uniformed member of the service), and Bureau Chiefs.

Police Commissioner
James P. O'Neill
Police Commissioner's Message
First Deputy Commissioner
Benjamin B. Tucker
Chief of Department
Carlos M. Gomez
Deputy Commissioners
Administration Robert L. Ganley
Collaborative Policing Susan A. Herman
Counsel to Police Commissioner Edna D. Wells Handy
Department Advocate Kevin Richardson
Equal Opportunity Nelda M. Zeigler
Information Technology Jessica S. Tisch
Intelligence & Counterterrorism John J. Miller
Internal Affairs Joseph J. Reznick
Labor Relations John P. Beirne
Legal Matters Lawrence Byrne
Management and Budget Vincent Grippo
Public Information Stephen P. Davis
Strategic Communications William W. Andrews
Support Services Bureau Robert S. Martinez
Training Tracie Keesee
Trials Rosemarie Maldonado
Chiefs
Chief of Staff Raymond Spinella
Citywide Operations Thomas P. Purtell
Community Affairs Joanne Jaffe
Crime Control Strategies Dermot Shea
Counterterrorism James Waters
Detectives Robert K. Boyce
Housing James A. Secreto
Intelligence Thomas Galati
Patrol Services Terence Monahan
Personnel Diana Pizzuti
Supervising Chief Surgeon Eli J. Kleinman, MD, MPH
Transit Joseph Fox
Transportation Thomas M. Chan