Phillip Banks III, 50, who spent more than half of his life working for the NYPD, was appointed recentlyas the NYPD’s new chief of department.
Banks, who has been promoted more than seven times over the course of 26 years, served as commanding officer to four precincts and executive officer to two and held several other titles.
Banks was advanced as the department’s highest ranking uniformed officer in a promotion ceremony.
Born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Banks resides in St. Albans with his wife of 24 years and three children.
Banks will become the 37th person to hold the post.
©2013 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.