Bernard Kerik

Bernard Kerik was appointed the fortieth police commissioner of New York City by Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani on August 21, 2000. Prior to his appointment, he was commissioner of the Department of Correction and served with the New York Police Department for eight years. Awarded the prestigious Medal of Valor as well as many other awards for meritorious and heroic services, he is also author of the New York Times bestseller The Lost Son.