Dermot F. Shea
Dermot F. Shea
|44th Police Commissioner of New York City|
December 1, 2019
|Mayor||Bill de Blasio|
|Succeeding||James P. O'Neill|
|NYPD Chief of Detectives|
|Alma mater||State University of New York at Oneonta|
Dermot Francis Shea is an American police officer and administrator who is scheduled to be appointed New York City Police Commissioner on Dec. 1, 2019, at a ceremony to be held at 1 Police Plaza in New York City.
Dermot started his career in law enforcement with his appointment to the New York City Police Academy in late 1990. After successful completion he was sworn in a patrolman in April 1991 to serve the citizens of the south Bronx.
in April 2014 he was appointed by then Commissioner William Bratton to Deputy Commissioner of Operations. At this capacity he would serve to improve the department's strategies and tactics for reducing crime and solving concerns of the diverse communities of New York City. Prior to this appointment he had been a Chief commanding the Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Operations. He also commanded the 44th and 50th precincts and the Patrol Borough Bronx Anti-Crime Unit.
On November 4th, 2019 is was publicly announced that Dermot F. Shea would become the 44th Commissioner of the NYPD.
Shea holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta, and is a 1986 graduate of Xavier High School, NYC.
Dates of Rank
Sworn in as a Patrolman - 1991
Promoted to Sergeant - 1995
Promoted to Lieutenant - 1999
Promoted to Captain - 2000
Promoted to Deputy Inspector - 2001
Promoted to Inspector - 2003
Promoted to Deputy Chief - 2012
Deputy Commissioner of Operations - 2014
Promoted to Chief of Detectives - 2018
Appointee to New York City Police Commissioner - December 1, 2019
- (Mark Toor) (April 7, 2014). "2 Chiefs, 3 Commanders Among 93 P.D. Moves". The Chief. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
James P. O'Neill
| New York City Police Commissioner