Philip Banks III
Mingdong Chen, 25, did not enter a plea at his arraignment on Monday. He is charged with killing his cousin’s wife and her children in Sunset Park on Saturday. A judge ordered him held without bail.
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.
Chief of Department Joseph Esposito is hanging up his uniform Wednesday after 44 years of service.