Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano presented the commissioner’s shield to Patrick Ryder, newly appointed Acting Commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD), on Friday, July 21, at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. Ryder, who joined the NCPD in 1986 and was named Deputy Commissioner in January, started his first day as Acting Commissioner on Thursday.
“I am honored to present this shield to Nassau’s new Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder,” said County Executive Mangano. “He is a seasoned professional in the field of modern policing and I am pleased to appoint him to the position. Nassau’s residents are in good hands.”