PHOTO: New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today
congratulated the winners of the annual “Police Commissioner for a Day” essay
competition, open to high school students throughout New York City. Gianna Lakenauth of Queens won the privilege
of accompanying Commissioner Kelly on some of his official duties. The
14-year-old was among 120 entrants who were selected to shadow NYPD deputy
commissioners, police chiefs, borough commanders and precinct captains after
submitting essays responding to the question, "What steps would you take to
reduce violent crimes and protect all New Yorkers?"
PHOTO 2: "Chief of
Department for a Day" Caitlin Flood is given a tour of the Emergency Operations
Center inside Police Headquaters.
Police Commissioner For A Day is a city-wide essay contest
organized annually by the Police Athletic League. For more information, please