Raymond Walter Kelly (born September 4, 1941) is the current Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the first person to hold the post for two nonconsecutive tenures. Events 476 - Romulus Augustus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City. Kelly spent 31 years in the NYPD, serving in 25 different commands and as Police Commissioner from 1992-1994 and 2002-present. The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City. During his tenure with the NYPD, Kelly held every single rank.  After his handling of the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, he was mentioned as a possible candidate for FBI Director. The 1993 World Trade Center bombing occurred on February 26, 1993, when a Car bomb was detonated below Tower One of the World Trade Center Directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are appointed by the President of the United States.  After turning down the position, Louis Freeh was appointed. Louis Joseph Freeh (b January 6 1950 was the 10th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, serving from September 1993 to June 2001 
Kelly was also in the running to become the first Ambassador to Vietnam, after President Bill Clinton extended full diplomatic relations to that country in 1995. Vietnam (ˌviːɛtˈnɑːm Việt Nam) officially William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 
Kelly was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, to James F. The Upper West Side is a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York Kelly, a milkman, and Elizabeth Kelly, a dressing-room checker at Macy's. 
Ray Kelly is the father of Fox News Channel Greg Kelly who anchors the Fox and Friends Weekend edition, in addition Greg Kelly reports for the Fox News. Gregory Raymond Kelly (born December 17 1968 is co-host of Good Day New York.
Kelly graduated from academic and athletic powerhouse Archbishop Molloy High School in 1959. Archbishop Molloy High School (also called Molloy, Archbishop Molloy, or AMHS) is a Co-educational Catholic school for grades 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. Manhattan College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college in the Lasallian tradition in New York City. Juris Doctor (abbreviated JD or JD, from the Latin, Teacher of Law) is a first professional graduate degree and Professional The Master of Laws is an advanced Academic degree, or research degree and is commonly abbreviated LL See also New York Law School The New York University School of Law ( NYU Law) is the The Master of Public Administration ( MPA or MPA) degree is one of several Master's level professional public affairs degrees that The John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (also known as Harvard Kennedy School and HKS) is a Public policy and 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. Marist College is a private Liberal arts college of 180 acres (72 ha located on the east bank of the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie, New York, on Manhattan College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college in the Lasallian tradition in New York City. Saint Rose in Brief Academics - 63 Undergraduate Programs 45 Graduate Programs 6 combined bachelor's/master's - can be completed New York University ( NYU) is a private, Nonsectarian, Coeducational Research University in New York City. Pace University is a private, Co-educational, and comprehensive multi-campus University in the New York metropolitan area with campuses
Kelly received his Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in 1963. Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned officer Military rank in many Armed forces. In 1965, he went to the Republic of Vietnam with the 2nd Battalion 1st Marines. "RVN" redirects here RVN is also the former callsign of a TV station in Wagga Wagga New South Wales Australia 2nd Battalion 1st Marines (2/1 is an Infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps based out of Camp Pendleton California consisting of approximately As a 1st Lieutenant in Vietnam, Kelly led troops in battle for most of his 12 months in country, including participation in Operation Harvest Moon. First Lieutenant is a Military rank. The rank of Lieutenant has different meanings in different military formations (see Comparative military ranks Vietnam (ˌviːɛtˈnɑːm Việt Nam) officially While in Vietnam, Kelly was interviewed near Phu Bai by a young reporter named Dan Rather. Phú Bài International Airport is located just south of the central city of Huế, former capital of Vietnam. Daniel Irvin "Dan" Rather Jr (born October 31, 1931) is a journalist and former news anchor for the CBS Evening News This was a foreshadowing of Kelly’s youngest son, Greg who would become an embedded journalist with the 3rd Infantry Division, becoming the first television journalist to televise pictures from Baghdad during the invasion of Iraq in 2003 almost 40 years later. Gregory Raymond Kelly (born December 17 1968 is co-host of Good Day New York. The 3rd Infantry Division &mdashnicknamed the Rock of the Marne &mdash is a United States Army infantry division based at Fort Stewart, Baghdad (بغداد) is the Capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate, with which it is also coterminous For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iraq topics. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Upon returning to the US, Kelly joined the reserves and retired as a Colonel from the Marine Corps Reserves after 30 years of service. See also Colonel In the United States Army, the United States Marine Corps and the United States Air Force, colonel
Kelly joined the New York City Police Department as a 'Trainee' in 1960. He graduated first in his class from the New York City Police Academy and actually passed the sergeant's test before he even spent a day on the beat. He is the first person to hold the job of New York City Police Commissioner for two nonconsecutive terms. The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City.
Ray Kelly was appointed first deputy commissioner on February 9, 1990, under former Houston Police Chief, and later Houston Mayor Lee Brown. Events 474 - Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire. Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) The Houston Police Department ( HPD) is the primary law enforcement agency serving the City of Houston, Texas, United States. Lee Patrick Brown (born October 4, 1937) had a groundbreaking
Kelly was promoted from a two-star assistant chief to the first deputy position over several three-star bureau chiefs, and the four-star chief of the department Robert J. Johnston Jr.
At the time Johnston was so powerful, Brown altered the traditional hierarchy by announcing that Johnston would report directly to the Police Commissioner rather than the first deputy as had been called for under the former departmental structure. This was to prevent Johnston from having to report to his former subordinate, Kelly. 
On October 16, 1992 Raymond Kelly was appointed the 37th Police Commissioner of the City of New York. Events 456 - Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City. He took over a Police department that was 11. 5% black, in a city with over 25% black population. At 9am on his first full day as police commissioner, Kelly was on the “black-owned” radio station WLIB for 40 minutes talking to host Art Whaley, as well as callers, to discuss minority recruitment. WLIB (1190 kHz AM) is an Urban contemporary gospel Radio station located in New York City and owned by Inner City Broadcasting 
As the 37th Commissioner, Kelly saw the continued reduction of crime that started under Lee Brown’s Community Policing Concept. Lee Patrick Brown (born October 4, 1937) had a groundbreaking Community policing or neighbourhood policing is a policing strategy and philosophy based on the notion that community interaction and support can help control Crime continued to go down as Kelly aggressively pursued quality of life issues, such as the “squeegee men” that had become a sign of decay in the city.
Kelly also led the city through even what was at the time, the worst terrorist attack on US soil, the World Trade Center bombing. The 1993 World Trade Center bombing occurred on February 26, 1993, when a Car bomb was detonated below Tower One of the World Trade Center Then-Mayor David Dinkins was in Osaka, Japan during the bombing. David Norman Dinkins (born July 10 1927 was the Mayor of New York City from 1990 through 1993 being the first and to date only African American to hold that office is a city in Japan, located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, in the Kansai region of the main island of Honshū For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics.
In August 1993, Kelly introduced the 9mm handgun as an option for officers. Having vast experience as a street cop, Kelly was very concerned about the 9mm handgun's propensity for jamming. Indeed, at a media event introducing the new 9mm in January of 1993, one of the guns jammed just moments after a deputy inspector explained that jamming was the 9mm major drawback. 
After Mayor Dinkins defeat in his second campaign against Rudolph Giuliani, Mayor Giuliani replaced Kelly with Boston’s Police Chief Bill Bratton. KBE Per, "Postnominal letters should be included when they are issued by a country or organization the subject has been closely associated with William Joseph "Bill" Bratton (born October 6, 1947) is currently the 54th Chief of police of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD An effort was made by the new administration to minimize the effects of the crime reducing strategies put in place. 
As Commissioner of the NYPD, Kelly has occasionally been the target of criticism, as for the department's handling of the protests surrounding the 2004 Republican National Convention. The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City. 2004 Republican National Convention protest activity includes the broad range of marches rallies performances demonstrations exhibits and acts of Civil disobedience in However, he has also received praise for revamping the department into a world class counter-terrorism operation. Counter-terrorism or counterterrorism refers to the practices tactics, techniques and strategies that Governments militaries, Police departments Prior to September 11th, 2001 there were fewer than two dozen officers working on terrorism full time; today, there are over 1,000.
One of Kelly's notable innovations is stationing New York detectives in cities throughout the world following terrorist attacks to determine if there are any connections to New York City. In the cases of both the March 11, 2004, Madrid bombing and the London bombings on July 7 and 21, 2005, NYPD detectives were on the scene within a day to relay pertinent information back to New York. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. The 7 July 2005 London bombings (also called the 7/7 bombings) were a series of coordinated bomb blasts that hit London's public transport system during On 21 July, 2005, four attempted bomb attacks disrupted part of London 's Public transport system two weeks after the 7 July 2005 London Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
On March 5, 2007 it was announced that a Rikers Island inmate offered to pay an undercover police officer posing as a hit man to behead him as well as bomb police headquarters in retaliation for the controversial police shooting of Sean Bell. Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Rikers Island is one of New York City 's large jail facilities as well as the name of the 413 The Sean Bell shooting incident took place in the New York City borough of Queens on November 25, 2006, in which one Latino 
Kelly has extensive federal credentials.
Kelly served as Director of the International Police Monitors of the Multinational Force in Haiti from October 1994 through March 1995. The International Police is the title used for an organization of Police officers representing various countries throughout the world brought together to assist in the Haiti ( English: ˈheɪ·tiː or haɪ·ˈjiː·tiː French Haïti a·i·ti Haitian Creole: This U. S. -led force was responsible for ending human rights abuses and establishing an interim police force there. For his service in Haiti, President Bill Clinton awarded Mr. Haiti ( English: ˈheɪ·tiː or haɪ·ˈjiː·tiː French Haïti a·i·ti Haitian Creole: William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States Kelly a commendation for "exceptionally meritorious service". Kelly was also awarded the Commander's Award for Public Service by then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Shalikashvili. The Commander's Award for Public Service is the fourth highest honor the United States Department of the Army can bestow upon a civilian ranking directly below the The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ( CJCS) is by law the highest ranking military officer overall in the United States Armed General John Malchase David Shalikashvili (ჯონ მალხაზ შალიკაშვილი (born June 27 1936 is a retired officer of the United States
From 1996 to 1998, Kelly was Under Secretary for Enforcement at the United States Department of the Treasury. The United States Department of the Treasury is a Cabinet department and the Treasury of the United States government. At that post he supervised the Department's enforcement bureaus, including the Customs Service, the Secret Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Until March 2003 the United States Customs Service was the portion of the U The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (abbreviated ATF) is a specialized federal law enforcement and regulatory organization within the United The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center ( FLETC) serves as an interagency law enforcement training organization for 82 United States Government Federal Law Enforcement The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (or FinCEN) is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury that collects and analyzes information about financial The Office of Foreign Assets Control ( OFAC) is an agency of the United States Department of the Treasury under the auspices of the Under Secretary of the
Kelly served on the executive committee and was elected Vice President for the Americas of Interpol from 1996 to 2000. The International Criminal Police Organization, better known by its telegraphic address Interpol is an organization facilitating international police cooperation
From 1998 to 2000, Commissioner of the U.S. Customs Service, where he managed the agency's 20,000 employees and $20 billion annual budget. Until March 2003 the United States Customs Service was the portion of the U
Kelly was Senior Managing Director for Corporate Security at Bear Stearns from 2000 to 2001. The Bear Stearns Companies Inc, based in New York City, was one of the largest global Investment banks and securities trading and brokerage
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George J. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 655 - Battle of Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria. Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) Events 1355 - The St Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead Newsday is a daily Tabloid -size Pulitzer Prize winning Newspaper that primarily serves Long Island and the New York City Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) Events 1740 - Maria Theresa takes the throne of Austria. France, Prussia, Bavaria and Saxony Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) Events 1192 - Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the De facto ruler of Japan. Newsday is a daily Tabloid -size Pulitzer Prize winning Newspaper that primarily serves Long Island and the New York City Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 "December 4th" redirects here For the song by Jay-Z, see December 4th (song. Newsday is a daily Tabloid -size Pulitzer Prize winning Newspaper that primarily serves Long Island and the New York City Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 1079 - Omar Khayyám completes the Iranian calendar. 1454 - Thirteen Years' War: Delegates of Lee Patrick Brown (born October 4, 1937) had a groundbreaking The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City. William Joseph "Bill" Bratton (born October 6, 1947) is currently the 54th Chief of police of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD Bernard Bailey "Bernie" Kerik, CBE, (born September 4, 1955 in Newark, New Jersey) is a former American law-enforcement The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City. Ronald Kenneth Noble (born 1957 is an American law enforcement officer and the current Secretary General of Interpol. Sergeant James Edmund Johnson (January 1 1926&ndashDecember 2 1950 was posthumously awarded the United States' highest decoration &mdash the Medal of Honor &mdash for his Weise
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