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Posted on: August 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 8/9/22 - Mount Vernon Police Department Swears In New Deputy Commissioner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 9, 2022

Mount Vernon Police Department Swears in New Deputy Commissioner

The Mount Vernon Police Department hosted a swearing-in ceremony for their new Deputy Commissioner David Gibson on Monday, August 8, 2022. Deputy Commissioner Gibson joins the Mount Vernon Police Department after serving 30 years in federal law enforcement.

Prior to joining the Mount Vernon Police Department, Deputy Commissioner Gibson graduated from the University of New Haven with a master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement. He was employed by the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and served as the ATF Supervisor in 2021. Throughout his career with the ATF Deputy Commissioner Gibson held a number of titles over his three-decade career including, ATF Compliance Inspector, Special Agent, Special Agent/Violent Crime Coordinator, Criminal Intelligence Supervisor, and Field Operations Trainer.

Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard stated, “I’m confident in the partnership and execution of his work that will happen and continue to fight crime and work with our officers to sustain a high level of public safety in Mount Vernon.”

Deputy Commissioner Gibson stated “Violent crime is a huge problem throughout the country including Mount Vernon. I have some plans I want to act on in the best interest of this city. We'll work as a team and do our best to accomplish it.”

For additional information please visit our website cmvny.com or follow the city of Mount Vernon on social media at CMVNY on Facebook , or mountvernonny on Instagram.

About The City of Mount Vernon

The city of Mount Vernon is a multicultural community located in Westchester County, New York. Mount Vernon was established as a village in 1853, and later became a city in 1892. Mount Vernon is a suburb of New York City and is immediately north of the borough of the Bronx. Mount Vernon is the 8th most populous city in the state of New York.

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