Deputy Chief James Shea

The NYPD's James Shea has been chosen as Jersey City's new director of public safety (credit: Handout)

Jersey City Mayor Taps NYPD Deputy Chief To Lead Police, Fire Departments

“He’s going to bring Jersey City to the next level,” Mayor Steve Fulop said. “We’ve been a little bit behind the times and I think Jim coming into Jersey City is going to change the dynamics and move the city forward.”