Ray Kelly: The Intersection of Local and International Security

13 NOV 2014 New York

Former New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Ray Kelly discusses his 50-year career in public service and the intersection of local and international security.

On what drew him to policing: “I graduated from college and law school, so I may have had a leg up [from an education perspective], but I fell in love with the excitement, the adventure on the street.”

On policing in New York City: “New York City is the most diverse city in the world. We have police officers born in 106 countries. [Within the NYPD], we have all of these fraternal groups that are reflective of the diversity.”

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