Mayor Adams has officially announced Eddie Caban, a resident of Parkchester, as the acting police commissioner of New York City.
Mayor Adams declared that Eddie Caban, currently serving as the Deputy Commissioner, will be taking the helm of the New York Police Department (NYPD).
Adams praised Commissioner Caban, stating, “With over three decades of dedicated service in the NYPD, Eddie Caban is a consummate professional. I am confident that the hard-working men and women of our city’s police department have a capable and strong leader during this interim period until a more formal announcement is made in the upcoming weeks.”
This announcement came following the resignation of the department’s former commissioner, who made history as the first woman and first black woman to lead the NYPD.
Mayor Adams expressed his appreciation for Commissioner Sewell, saying, “Commissioner Sewell not only demonstrated exceptional leadership and honor every day while heading the NYPD, but she also served as an inspiration to countless young girls and boys in her role.”
Mayor Adams added, “Today, thanks in large part to Commissioner Sewell’s dedicated efforts in this administration’s tireless work to enhance safety, we can confidently say that New York City is safer than it was on January 1, 2022. All New Yorkers owe her a debt of gratitude, and we wish her the very best as she embarks on the next chapter of her journey.”