NYPD made history by appointing the first-ever Pakistani American as a deputy inspector
On the 23rd of December, the New York Police department appointed its first-ever Pakistani American, Adeel Rana as a deputy inspector. Adeel Rana was previously appointed as the precinct commanding officer before being the deputy inspector.
Adeel Rana took to Twitter and wrote, “What a great moment to hear cheers of coworkers, friends, family & community members when my name was called for promotion to Deputy Inspector.” Adding to his tweet, “This promotion making me the First #Pakistan #American to achieve this rank in #NYPD History!” UN Women’s Senior Advisor Salman Sufi congratulated Adeel Rana and tweeted, “Proud of your brother. Keep shining”
In 2020, Adeel Rana became the first Muslim American to be appointed as the Commanding Officer of an NYPD precinct.