New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2003-119

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 119
Thursday, October 2, 2003



New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly To Preside Over Promotion Ceremony For 104 Members Of The Department

To recognize the outstanding efforts of members of the New York Police Department, New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly will preside over the promotion ceremony of 54 uniformed officers and 50
civilians on Friday, October 3, in the first-floor auditorium of One Police Plaza. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m.

Commissioner Kelly will appoint Dr. Eli J. Kleinman to Supervising Chief Surgeon, as well as Dr. Israel S. Berkowitz to Deputy Chief Surgeon and Dr. Dani-Margot Zavasky to Medical Director for Counter
Terrorism.

Commissioner Kelly will also recognize the promotion of Dennis L. Blackman to Deputy Chief in the NYPD’s Hates Crime Unit, and the promotion of Harry J. Wedin to Deputy Chief in the Operations Division. In addition, four officers will be promoted to Inspector and one to Deputy Inspector.

The ceremony will also recognize the promotion of 8 officers to Detective First Grade, 14 to Detective Second Grade, 25 to Detective Investigator, and 47 civilians to various positions.

WHAT: POLICE COMMISSIONER RAYMOND W. KELLY TO PRESIDE OVER PROMOTION
CEREMONY OF 104 MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT

WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, AT 11 A.M.

WHERE: FIRST-FLOOR AUDITORIUM – ONE POLICE PLAZA



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