CHIEF BILL RICCA
Chief Bill Ricca started his police career with the NYPD in January of 1986. He was assigned to Neighborhood Stabilization Unit 18, the 115th, 110th and the 73rd Precincts, Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit, K-9 Unit and the Special Operation Division. When in the K-9 Unit he was a handler of a German Shepard patrol dog and was credited with 31 apprehensions. He was eventually also assigned a Bloodhound and was one of only two officers in the NYPD to have both a patrol dog and a bloodhound at the same time.
In March of 1991 Ricca joined the Northport Police Department and in addition to patrol duties he became the department’s firearms instructor. Upon his promotion to Sergeant in April 2000, he was assigned to be the Training Coordinator, in charge of all training for the department. Upon promotion to Lieutenant/Executive Officer in April 2013 he over saw the day to day operation of the department. He was named Chief of Department in August 2015.
Chief Ricca is credited with 513 arrests (180 felony arrests) combined in the NYPD and Northport Police Departments. While with the NYPD, Ricca was awarded 53 commendations, was named American Legion Police officer of the year in 1989 and was inducted into the NYPD Honor Legion. During his time with the Northport Police Department he has been awarded 85 commendations, was named Suffolk County Top Cop six times and the 1992 American Legion Police Officer of the year.
Chief Ricca holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Saint John’s University, and is a graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development School and the Louisville University Management of Small Law Enforcement Agencies School. He is married to Dawn, a Northport native and they have five children.
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