NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell resigning after nearly a year and a half on the job
New York City’s first female police commissioner, Keechant Sewell, announced her resignation from the NYPD on Monday after holding the position for almost 18 months. Sewell was appointed by Mayor Eric Adams on January 1st, 2022 and has faced her fair share of challenges since then.
In her resignation letter, which was obtained by The New York Post, Sewell thanked the department for working with her during the tough times. “Since I joined you almost a year and a half ago we have faced tremendous tragedy, challenges and triumphs together,” said Sewell. “I have witnessed your compassion, heroics and selflessness on a daily basis. They have reaffirmed to me what people around the globe have always known: you are an extraordinary collective of hard working public servants dedicated to the safety of this city, engaging our communities and sharing what we know with our partners for the benefit of the world.”
Sewell did not provide a reason for her resignation. As of yet, there is no news about who will take over her position.
Who is Keechant Sewell?
Keechant Sewell is the first woman the lead the New York Police Department. She was appointed by Mayor Eric Adams on January 1st, 2022.
Why did Keechant Sewell resign?
There has been no official reason given for Keechant Sewell’s resignation.
Who will be taking over Sewell’s position?
As of yet, there is no news about who will take over Keechant Sewell’s position at the NYPD.
After serving for almost 18 months as the NYPD Commissioner, Keechant Sewell steps down from the position.
NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell has announced her resignation, according to an email obtained by The Post. After almost a year and a half in the position, Sewell thanked the department for their work in the face of tragedy, challenges, and success, saying that they had reaffirmed her belief in the hardworking and compassionate nature of the NYPD. Sewell became the first woman to lead the department when she was sworn in on January 1, 2022, after being appointed by Mayor Eric Adams.