"New York City appoints first inspector general, Philip Eure, for NYPD
The appointment of Eure, head of the District of Columbia’s Office of Police Complaints, was announced by Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters.
BY Rocco Parascandola and Greg B. Smith — Friday, March 28th, 2014 ‘The New York Daily News’
The city has appointed its first inspector general for the NYPD, picking an out-of-towner who has spent years monitoring the Washington, D.C., police force.
Philip Eure, head of the District of Columbia’s Office of Police Complaints, was named Friday to take on the new and controversial role of overseeing the nation’s biggest police force.
The announcement was made by city Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters, who was tasked with finding a candidate for the post under a new law passed by the City Council last year.
At the time, then-Mayor Bloomberg..."