The NYPD Player Roster

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2002-09-10 Print this article Print

Players behind the NYPD's technology overhaul.

Raymond W. Kelly
Kelly, former senior managing director of global corporate security at Bear, Stearns & Co. and the former commissioner of the U.S. Customs Service, was named NYPD commissioner in January. He set as one of his first priorities the upgrading of the department's information infrastructure. Kelly has spent a total of 31 years in the NYPD, serving in 25 different commands, and as police commissioner from 1992-1994.

John Gilmartin
Deputy Chief
A former borough commander, Gilmartin was brought in by Kelly to oversee the Office of Technology and Systems Development, which is responsible for the department's computer and communications operations. Gilmartin is charged with up- grading the department's information technology infrastructure.

Carlos Gomez
Deputy Inspector
Gomez, a former precinct captain, is the commanding officer of the Management Information Systems Division, the department's computer operations. Early in his career, he spent 13 years in MISD's mainframe and software operations. He's now working to update the department's hardware, software and local area network.

Charles Dowd
Deputy Inspector
Dowd, a former precinct captain, is the commanding officer of the Communications Division, which oversees police dispatching and the department's 911 call center. He's now helping develop the department's computerized dispatch system.

William Bratton
Former Commissioner
Bratton, now a law enforcement and public safety consultant, headed the NYPD from 1994 to 1996. He and key members of the department developed and refined the CompStat system, a method of collecting crime statistics, analyzing patterns, and developing strategies to deal with problem areas. During his 27-month tenure, major crime in the city dropped almost 40% and homicides by almost 50%.


John E. Paglione
Regional Consulting Manager, Information Builders
Paglione is the leader of an Information Builders team that has worked with the NYPD on a number of key software developments, including the Omniform complaint and arrest system.

James Signorelli
Account Executive, Computer Associates
Signorelli leads a team of Computer Associates professionals helping the NYPD run its mainframe software, storage and distributed systems.

Peter Spenser
Partner, Financial Service Industry, Deloitte Consulting
Lead Deloitte consultant. Among the Deloitte/IBM/ Merrill Lynch team's recommendations: deploy laptops to field officers, build a wireless network and establish an office of program management to ensure future technology projects are managed properly.

Sunman Taneja
Managing Principal, Government Industries, IBM Global Services
Taneja was the lead IBM consultant. A 32-year IBM veteran, Taneja has advised New York City on a number of projects and was one of the leaders of New York's citywide Year 2000 software compliance program.

Aron Miodownik
Global Head of Technology Strategy, Merrill Lynch
Lead Merrill Lynch consultant. Miodownik is also the chief technology officer in the company's Global Securities Research and Economics group, and is responsible for selecting technologies that support Merrill's research teams.


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