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Philip Banks (credit: Handout)

NYPD Chief Of Department Philip Banks Resigns Days Before Taking New Position

Just days ago, it was announced that Banks, 51, was being promoted to 1st deputy commissioner Monday. That person is second in command at the nation’s largest police department.


Incoming NYPD Chief of Housing James Secreto. (Credit: NYPD)

35-Year NYPD Veteran James Secreto To Take Over As Chief Of Housing In Reshuffling

NYPD Assistant Chief James Secreto, a 35-year-veteran of the department, will take over as chief of housing effective Monday.


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NYPD Inspector Testifies ‘Very Few’ Complaints Of Racial Profiling Over Stop-And-Frisk

The court case over the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program has been going on for one month.


NYPD Chief of Department Phillip Banks and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Philip Banks III Becomes NYPD’s New Chief Of Department

Banks, 50, began his career as a patrolman in the 81st Precinct, and rose through the ranks in the ensuing years. He had most recently served as Chief of Community Affairs.


Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and NYPD Chief of Department Joseph Esposito (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYPD’s Highest-Ranking Officer Is Retiring

Chief of Department Joseph Esposito is hanging up his uniform Wednesday after 44 years of service.