SUNY Oneonta Alumnus New NYPD Commissioner

Dermot Shea Graduated In 1990

SUNY Oneonta Alumnus

New NYPD Commissioner


ONEONTA – Dermot Shea, a 1990 SUNY Oneonta graduate, became the 44th Commissioner of the New York City Police department by Mayor Bill de Blasio in a public ceremony held at One Police Plaza on Dec. 2.  He was appointed by the mayor in November.

In April 2014, he was appointed to deputy commissioner of operations by then Commissioner William Bratton. Prior to this appointment, Shea had been a chief commanding the Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Operations. He also commanded the 44th and 50th precincts and the Patrol Borough Bronx Anti-Crime Unit.

At SUNY Oneonta, he majored in Business Economics.

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