Announced Appointment of
Michael Sheehan to Deputy Commissioner, Counter-Terrorism|
recognize the outstanding efforts of members of the New York City Police
Department, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today presided over the
promotion ceremony of 77 uniformed officers and 72 civilians at One Police
Plaza. Commissioner Kelly also announced the appointment of
to Deputy Commissioner, Counter-Terrorism.
"Today we are officially
adding yet another remarkably qualified individual to our leadership team,"
Commissioner Kelly said. "Our new Deputy Commissioner for Counter Terrorism,
Michael Sheehan, is a decorated U.S. Army veteran, who has also served at the
highest policy levels of the national government and in the international
Sheehan has served at the White House for three different
National Security Advisors and two Presidents. From 1989 to 1991, he served on
President George H. W. Bush's National Security Council as an intelligence
analyst. In 1998, he was named the Department of State's Coordinator for
Counter-Terrorism, and in 1999, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as
Ambassador-at-Large, responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing
U.S. counter-terrorism policy abroad.
During the ceremony Commissioner
Kelly also recognized the promotion of John Gilmartin to Assistant Chief in the
NYPD's Office of Technology and Systems Development. In addition, two officers
were promoted to Deputy Chief, three officers to Inspector, and six to Deputy
The ceremony also recognized the promotion of 11 officers to
Detective Second Grade, 53 to Detective Investigator, and one to Detective
Specialist. In addition, 72 civilians were promoted to various positions.