NYC Mayor-elect Adams picks Nassau Chief of Detectives Sewell as NYPD police commissioner
Nassau County Chief of Detectives Keechant Sewell is New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams' pick to be the next NYPD police commissioner, according to a PBA statement.
Sewell is set to become NYPD's first female police commissioner.
The Nassau County Police Department promoted the 22-year veteran of the force to Chief of Detectives in September 2020.
She is the first African American to hold that position.