NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — It’s the last day on the job for NYPD Chief of Department Carlos Gomez.
After 37 years with the department, Gomez is calling it a career Thursday.READ MORE: Queens Teen Thanks Doctors At Long Island Hospital Where 'Last Resort' COVID Treatment Saved Her Life
Gomez was the first Latino to hold the position and the highest-ranking on the force.READ MORE: Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright Pushes Bill That Would Send Public Servants Convicted Of Sexual Harassment To Jail
He came to the U.S from Cuba as a boy and spent much of his career in Queens before climbing the ranks.
Sources tell 1010 WINS that the current Chief of Patrol, Terence Monahan, will likely be appointed acting Chief of Department as soon as Friday.MORE NEWS: Suspect Lionel Virgile Charged With Attempted Arson For Allegedly Throwing Molotov Cocktail At NYPD Vehicle
Monahan currently oversees 22,000 officers and has been a chief architect in the department’s neighborhood policing program.