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: Jury Reaches Verdict In R. Kelly Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
Gomez was the first Latino to hold the position and the highest-ranking on the force.READ MORE: 2 NYPD Officers Seriously Injured By Fireworks Blast In Queens
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: Nestlé Recalls DiGiorno Frozen Pizzas That Were Mislabeled, May Contain Allergen
Monahan currently oversees 22,000 officers and has been a chief architect in the department’s neighborhood policing program.