2010 Honoree of the Year Police Commissioner Ray Kelly
Raymond W. Kelly – New York City Police Commissioner
Raymond W. Kelly was appointed Police Commissioner of the City of New York in January 2002 by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, making him the first person to hold the post for a second, separate tenure. He also served as Police Commissioner under Mayor David N. Dinkins from 1992-1994. In 2002, Commissioner Kelly created the first counterterrorism bureau of any municipal police department in the country and he established a new global intelligence program. He served on active military duty for three years including a combat tour in Vietnam. Commissioner Kelly retired as a Colonel from the Marine Corps Reserves after 30 years of service.