Members of the Syracuse Police Department will be wearing pink badges for the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Ithaca Police Department will also be wearing pink badges for the month of October. These badges were purchased by individual officers to raise money for local cancer-fighting and educational charities, and the program has already raised $10,000! Click here to be redirected to an article to read more.
Election results are in for your 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Congratulations to the follow members who were all re-elected for another two-year term:
Kimberly Beaty, Buffalo Police Department
Susan Deshensky, MTA Police Department (retired)
Lindsey Giles, Onondaga County Sheriff's Office
Joanne Jaffe, NYPD
Cathy Johansen, Peekskill Police Department (retired)
Leila Molle, City of Rye Police Department
CJ Ostrowski, Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office
Diana Pizzuti, NYPD
Casey Quinlan, NYS Attorney General's Office
Jennifer Sterling, NYPD
Nicole Verrastro, White Plains Police Department
NYWLE Members: Please log in to the website to view the latest posting of the Statements of Interest for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors candidates.
The New York Women in Law Enforcement will be holding an election for upcoming vacancies for the position of Board of Director. According to our bylaws, the Board of Directors shall consist of a minimum of ten (10) and a maximum of twenty (20) Voting Members. Each Director shall serve for a term of up to two (2) years. We currently have several vacancies on our Board and encourage each of you to consider running.
If you are interested in expanding your involvement with NYWLE and are willing to make the time commitment to fulfill the duties of that position (see below), we encourage you to consider submitting your name for the upcoming election. All voting members of NYWLE in good standing who meet the criteria listed below are eligible to run for the Board of Directors. You can do this by completing and submitting a Statement of Interest form. (<-- Click the link to download the form.)
Former NYWLE Board Member, Tara Comiskey, was promoted to Deputy Inspector for the Nassau County Police Department on June 12, 2017. Tara served on the Board of Directors from 2011 to 2014 and headed the Website & Technology Committee through those years. The newly appointed Deputy Inspector is currently assigned as the Deputy Commanding Officer of the Fourth Precinct. She has been a sworn police officer with the Nassau County Police Department since 1997, and has served as a Detective in the Narcotics Vice Squad and Special Services Squad, and also rose through the ranks as a Sergeant (2007), Detective Sergeant (2010), Lieutenant (2014), and Captain (January 2017).