NYC Mayor Names First Latino NYPD Commissioner, Eddie Caban
- New York City 07/17/2023 by Linda Perry (WBAI)

At a news conference, Mayor Edward Adams announced the appoinment of his new police commissioner: Edward Caban, the NYPD's 46th commissioner and the first Latino NYPD Commissioner in the department's 177 year history.  Mayor Adams also announced his first NYPD deputy commissioner,   Chief Tania Kinsella, the first woman of color in the position. While the number of applicants to join the NYPD is way down, Mayor Adams says what he is doing with his appointments will help address what he calls an image problem. Kinsella says the police dept is about building community. Nothing was said about NYPD tactics going forward.

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