Keechant Sewell become First Woman to Lead N.Y.P.D.
“The New York City Police Department (NYPD), formally the City of New York Police Department, is the major law enforcement organisation within the City of New York, United States. Established on May 23, 1845, the NYPD is the biggest and one of the oldest police forces in the United States”
established on May 23,1845, the NYPD is the biggest and one of the oldest police forces in the United States
Keechan Sewell will succeed Dermot Shea, who was the third white male policeman to lead the NYPD.
In 23 years with the Nassau Police Department, Keechant Sewell worked in the narcotics and major cases units, and as a hostage negotiator. She was promoted to chief of detectives in September 2020.
Nassau County Police
Sewell has been viewed as a rising star in policing circles, said Chuck Wexler, the executive director of the Police Executive Research Forum