Susan Herman Appointed NYPD Deputy Commissioner
Susan Herman was appointed as the New York Police Department deputy commissioner for collaborative policing. In this key position, Herman will lead Police Commissioner Bratton’s efforts to further reduce crime through the development of partnerships between the police and communities. Collaborative policing has been a cornerstone of the police commissioner’s strategy and it is based upon a shared responsibility between the police and the community to work together to reduce, eliminate and prevent the incidence of crime and to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods. Community policing is another cornerstone of Commissioner Bratton’s policing strategy. Herman is on leave from her post as Dyson College associate professor of Criminal Justice and Security.