|Name||Raymond W. Kelly|
New York, New York , United States
|| September 04, 1941
May 13, 2017 07:14pm
Irish - Married - U.S. Marine Corps - Straight -
|Info||Raymond Walter Kelly (born September 4, 1941) is the current Commissioner of the New York City Police Department and the first person to hold the post for two nonconsecutive tenures. Kelly spent 31 years in the NYPD, serving in 25 different commands and as Police Commissioner from 1992-1994 and 2002-present. He is the only person to date to hold every rank in the NYPD. |
He was the original choice for FBI Director after Bill Clinton was elected. He turned it down to remain Commissioner of the NYPD and Louis Freeh got the FBI post.
Kelly graduated from academic and athletic powerhouse Archbishop Molloy High School in 1959. He holds a BBA from Manhattan College, a JD from St. John's University School of Law, an LLM from New York University School of Law and an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He obtained his undergraduate and all graduate degrees while working for the New York City Police Department.
Additionally, Kelly has received honorary degrees from Marist College, Manhattan College, the College of St. Rose, St. John's University, the State University of New York, New York University and Pace University.