Quotes by Raymond Kelly

About Raymond Kelly:

Raymond Walter "Ray" Kelly was the longest serving Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in its history and the first person to hold the post for two non-consecutive tenures. A lifelong New Yorker, Kelly had spent 47 years in the NYPD according to its website, serving in 25 different commands and as Police Commissioner from 1992 to 1994 and 2002 to 2013. Kelly was the first person to rise from Police Cadet to Police Commissioner, holding all of the department's ranks, except for Three-Star Bureau Chief, Chief of Department, and Deputy Commissioner, having been promoted directly from Two-Star Chief to First Deputy Commissioner in 1990. After his handling of the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, he was mentioned for the first time as a possible candidate for FBI Director. After Kelly turned down the position, Louis Freeh was appointed.

Author Bio

  • NameRaymond Kelly
  • DescriptionCommissioner of the New York City Police Department
  • BornSeptember 4, 1941
  • ProfessionOfficer
  • AwardsLegion Of Honour