New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2006-007b

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 007b
Monday, September 25, 2006



Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced the appointment today of Assistant Chief Phil T. Pulaski as Deputy Commissioner for Operations.

Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced the appointment today of
Assistant Chief Phil T. Pulaski as Deputy Commissioner for Operations.
He will be responsible for designing and executing New York City Police
Department crime fighting strategies, as well as auditing their
implementation.

"Few individuals in American law enforcement today have Chief
Pulaski's credentials and experience," Commissioner Kelly said.
"Fewer still have the combination of leadership skill and tenacity
he brings to this critical post. He'll play a central role in the
Police Department's continued effort to suppress crime and quality of
life violations."

Chief Pulaski has been a member of the NYPD for 26 years and currently
serves as Commanding Officer of the Intelligence Division. He was
responsible there for the NYPD's counter terrorism intelligence
collection and investigation programs. Chief Pulaski was also
responsible for the protective security detail for visiting domestic and
international dignitaries; the operation of the "1 800 NYC SAFE"
Counter Terrorism Hotline; and, the business community counter terrorism
"Nexus" liaison program. He also coordinated the NYPD's Chemical,
Biological, Radiological, Nuclear / Hazardous Materials intelligence and
investigative programs, and the NYPD's counterterrorism Critical
Response Vehicle and Hercules deployments.

Chief Pulaski has also served as Commanding Officer of the Counter
Terrorism Bureau, FBI / NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force, Detective
Borough Manhattan, Detective Borough Bronx, Special Investigations
Division, Forensic Investigations Division, and Arson & Explosion Squad;
and, as a Managing Attorney in the Legal Bureau.

During the October 2001 Anthrax attack on NYC, Chief Pulaski was
designated the NYPD coordinator regarding Anthrax and Weapons of Mass
Destruction investigations and response.

Chief Pulaski holds a Juris Doctor from St. John's University School
of Law, and has practiced law for the NYPD and privately for twenty-five
years. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering and a
Master's Degree in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College, Bronx NY.
Chief Pulaski worked as a Civil Engineer for the United States
Environmental Protection Agency for five years and he also worked as an
adjunct Assistant Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice for
four years.



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