Inspector / PhD Candidate
NYPD / John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, New York, United States
Kenneth Quick joined the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in 1999. Over his more than 23 years of police experience, he rose through the ranks to his current designation of Inspector. Kenneth was most recently assigned as the Commanding Officer of the Employee Relations Bureau, which is tasked with morale enhancement, employee engagement, promoting the health and wellbeing of all members, supporting the families of fallen officers and members who are seriously ill or injured, and is liaison to the department’s fraternal organizations. He is also a graduate of Columbia University’s Police Management Institute.
Kenneth is currently using his accumulated leave prior to his planned retirement from the NYPD. He is a fourth-year doctoral student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His research interests include the effect of officer morale and well-being on agency performance and community satisfaction with the police. He is working on his dissertation focused on the use of service dogs to improve officer receptivity to mental health assistance and plans on pursuing a full-time, second career in academia upon graduation.
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