Edward D. Reuss retired from the New York City Police Department after 29 years of service. Appointed to the NYPD
as a Patrolman in l963, he served in the rank of Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain of Police
. He takes pride in the fact that during his entire police career; he served in patrol precincts. He began his police career in Manhattanís 4th
Precinct. He transferred to Staten Islandís 123rd Precinct until his promotion to the rank of Sergeant in 1973 and was assigned to the 120th and 123rd Precincts. He
was promoted to Lieutenant in 1981 and assigned to the 9th Precinct in Manhattan. He again served in the 120th Precinct until his promotion to the rank of Captain. His
duties in the rank of Captain included the executive Captain, 120th Precinct.
He graduated from St. Johnís University, B.S. Criminal Justice, magna cum laude
in 1981. He is a member of the Captainís Endowment Association of the New York City Police Department, He is a life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
He is also a member of the International Police Association, Region 2 (NYC)
While serving in the United States Army, he attended the Provost Marshal Generalís School, Fort Gordon, Georgia
. The program of training for assignment to the Military Police included the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). He served two years of active duty with the 226th Military Police Company, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.
Santa Maria Della Salute in background
Since retiring from active service, he realized a lifetime dream of visiting Italy.
During the 75th Anniversary of the establishment of An Garda Siochana
in 1997, he traveled to Ireland and met many of the Irish police and saw the concept of community policing at its best.
In January 1999, he launched NY Cop Online Magazine, www.nycop.com
. This online magazine features true accounts of the men and women of the NYPD. Writers are encouraged to submit their work for publication online. All copyrights are retained by the
authors. The site also features a Book of the Month with reviews and excerpt. Those who visit the site include many members of the global law enforcement community.
Edward D. Reuss, Captain, NYPD (ret)
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