The Guardian Chonicle wishes you well Deputy Commissioner Fred Patrick as you continue to make a positive difference in the community of New York City!

Ralph E. Smith Publisher

Fred J. Patrick Sworn in as Deputy Commissioner for Community Affairs for the New York City Police Department Story & Photos by Freddie Wallace Rakis  (Click on photo for large version)

left to right: John Rakis, Deputy Executive Director, Osborne Association and Fred Patrick- Deputy Commissioner for Community Affairs
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Fred Patrick surrounded by happy friends at his swearing in held at One Police Plaza

On January 18, 2002, at 1 Police Plaza, Fred J. Patrick was officially sworn in as Deputy Commissioner for Community Affairs for the Police Department.  Commissioner Patrick has a wealth of city government experience. 

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Patrick was the head of  Juvenile Justice and served as Deputy Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Programs with the New York City Department of Correction.