NYPD Commissioner Shea Announces New Executive Appointments

Published on January 27, 2020, 12:59 pm
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NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea today announced new appointments to the executive staff as part of the Department’s commitment to furthering crime-reduction through Neighborhood Policing and precision-policing efforts.

These talented leaders round out my executive team and each brings tremendous experience and knowledge to the NYPD. I’m looking forward to the great things we will accomplish this year working in partnership with the New Yorkers we serve,” said Police Commissioner Dermot Shea.

Announcements include:

  • Richard Esposito will be appointed the Deputy Commissioner of Public Information where he will lead the Department’s communication efforts and oversee engagement with local, national and international media to provide accurate and timely information to the public. Esposito joins the Department from ABC Nightline, having previously worked at NBC News, ABC News, the New York Daily News, the Sunday News and at New York Newsday.
  • Matt Fraser will be appointed the Deputy Commissioner of Information Technology where he will play an integral role in developing and implementing cutting-edge technology to support strategies, programs, and procedures that promote safety, efficiency, and effectiveness. Fraser returns to the NYPD having previously served as Assistant Commissioner in the Information Technology Bureau.
  • Danielle Pemberton will be appointed the Deputy Commissioner of Strategic Initiatives where she will lead the NYPD’s central body for research, analysis, and policy development. Pemberton previously served as the NYPD’s Assistant Commissioner of the Facilities Management Division and previously worked at the NYC Department of Buildings, NYC Department of Environmental Protection and NYC Rapid Repairs.
  • Kristine Ryan will be appointed the Deputy Commissioner of Management and Budget, playing a critical role in nearly every initiative of the Department. Ryan joins the NYPD having previously served as the Deputy Director of the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget where she oversaw the budgets of more than 50 agencies including the NYPD.


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