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A Conversation with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

June 19, 2014

Raymond W. Kelly has 50 years in public service, with the last 12 as Police Commissioner of the City of New York. Kelly is one of the world’s most well-known and highly esteemed leaders in law enforcement. Kelly was appointed Police Commissioner in January 2002 by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, making Kelly the longest serving Police Commissioner in the city’s history, as well as the first to hold the post for a second, separate tenure.

The Aspen Leadership Series: Conversations with Great Leaders in Memory of Preston Robert Tisch is a series of discussions featuring inspiring and innovative leaders who are improving their communities and the world. Its five yearly programs explore themes of values-based leadership, civic engagement and public service, and how diverse leaders are facing the most critical issues affecting American communities, especially urban centers.