NYPD Commissioner Sewell Announces New Executive Designations and Appointments

May 28, 2022

Chief Jeffrey B. Maddrey has been appointed Chief of Patrol by Police Commissioner Keechant L. Sewell. Chief Maddrey has served in eight precincts and been the commanding officer of Patrol Borough Brooklyn North, the Chief of Community Affairs and the Chief of the Housing Bureau. “Chief Maddrey is one of the best-known leaders in the NYPD and he has managed to blend his talents as an effective crime-fighter with his deep passion for community policing in a way that has touched so many police officers and citizens,” said Commissioner Sewell. Chief Maddrey holds a Master of Science degree in Human Services Leadership from St. Joseph’s College, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology from John Jay College. He is also a 2007 graduate of the Police Management Institute at Columbia University.

Kathleen O’Reilly, has been appointed Chief of the NYPD’s Housing Bureau. Chief O’Reilly has been the commanding officer of Manhattan North, the NYPD’s Transit Bureau and Chief of Patrol. “Kathleen has taken on every challenge that has come her way from leading the protection of Pope Francis on his 2015 visit to New York, to fighting crime in Harlem and Washington Heights and then taking on the challenge of protecting our transit system through the Pandemic and recovery. Kathy began her career as a Housing police officer in 1991 in Harlem. She knows these developments and she leads from the front. I am looking forward to her leadership in reaching out to the residents and protecting the largest public housing developments in the nation,” said Commissioner Sewell. Chief O’Reilly holds a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology from the State University of New York. She is a 2007 graduate of the Police Management Institute at Columbia University, and a June 2012 graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education and in 2017, a Master’s Degree in Homeland Security from the Naval Post-Graduate School in Monterey California.

In other executive moves, Assistant Chief Ruben Beltran has been appointed Commanding Officer of the NYPD’s Information Technology Bureau and Deputy Chief Kevin Williams has been named Commanding Officer of Patrol Bureau Queens South.