History-making chief promoted after returning from retirement


Assistant Main Juanita Holmes — one of the highest rating African American women of all ages in the NYPD when she retired in 2018 — has gotten a advertising, the NYPD declared Tuesday.

Holmes, a 33 calendar year veteran of the force, left the NYPD in December 2018 to become head of corporate security at BNY Mellon.

She arrived back to the NYPD in December 2019, and has now been promoted to Chief of Collaborative Policing, officials said.

Holmes, who came on the career in 1987, served as commanding officer of the Domestic Violence Device ahead of becoming promoted to a two-star chief in Patrol Borough Queens North in 2016 – turning out to be the NYPD’s to start with woman African-American borough commander.

The heritage-building main formerly explained to The Publish she had goals of functioning the office.

“I wanna be commissioner! I’m the a person that desires to be Main of Office, Chief of Patrol,” she stated, in an interview with The Post. “There’s very little on this work that a lady simply cannot do. There actually, really isn’t.”

The Place of work of Collaborative Policing “concentrates on building more non-enforcement possibilities for police officers, creating imaginative and targeted enforcement techniques, and increasing accessibility to police companies,” in accordance to the NYPD’s web-site.