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First Deputy Commissioner Edward A. Caban

Edward A. Caban

First Deputy Commissioner Edward Caban began his career with the New York City Police Department as a Police Officer in 1991, patrolling the streets of the South Bronx.

He began climbing the NYPD ranks in 1994 with a promotion to Sergeant. After several supervisory assignments in the Bronx and northern Manhattan, he was promoted to Lieutenant in 1999.

First Deputy Commissioner Caban entered the executive ranks in 2005 with a promotion to Captain. He served as the Executive Officer of the 23 Precinct in East Harlem before being chosen to lead the 25 Precinct as its Commanding Officer in 2006. He was promoted to Deputy Inspector in 2008. Most recently he served as the Adjutant of Patrol Borough Brooklyn North, where he oversaw many programs and was promoted to Inspector in 2015.

As the second-in-command of the NYPD, First Deputy Commissioner Caban leads a broad range of agency functions according to the strategic vision of the Police Commissioner, including: policy development, personnel management, recruit and in-service training, and overall supervision of the entire discipline system.

First Deputy Commissioner Caban holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from St. John’s University. He and his wife Leidy, have one son, Edward, and one daughter, Ava.

First Deputy Commissioner Caban’s father, Juan, was a NYC Transit Police Detective who also served as the President of the Transit Police Hispanic Society.