To recognize the outstanding efforts of members of the New York
Police Department, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly will preside over the
promotion ceremony of 122 uniformed officers and 29 civilians on Friday, October
25, in the first-floor auditorium of One Police Plaza. The ceremony will begin
at 11 a.m.
Commissioner Kelly will appoint Simon Gourdine as Deputy
Commissioner of Trials. Gourdine, who has a graduate degree from Harvard
University's Business Administration Program and a Juris Doctor degree from
Fordham University, has an extensive legal background. He has served as
Commissioner of the city's Department of Consumer Affairs; Director of Labor
Relations for the MTA; General Counsel to the New York City School's Chancellor;
and in the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York.
The ceremony will also recognize the following high-level
promotions: Gerald Nelson to Assistant Chief and Kevin T. McBride to Deputy
Chief, who are both assigned to the School Safety Division. Also, one
will be promoted to inspector, and two to deputy inspector.
In addition, 3 officers will be promoted to Lieutenant Commander
Detective Squad, 5 to Lieutenant Special Assignment, 30 to Probationary
Lieutenant, 2 to Sergeant Supervisor Detective Squad, 5 to Sergeant Special
Assignment, 9 to Detective First Grade, 24 to Detective Second Grade, 13 to
Detective Investigator, and 26 to Detective Specialist. In addition to the
Deputy Commissioner of Trials, another 28 civilians will
be promoted to
WHAT: NEW YORK CITY POLICE COMMISSIONER RAYMOND
W. KELLY TO PRESIDE
OVER PROMOTION CEREMONY OF 151 MEMBERS OF THE
WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, AT 11 A.M.
FIRST-FLOOR AUDITORIUM – ONE POLICE PLAZA