Jaclyn M. Keane

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Jaclyn M. Keane, Esq. is a 14-year veteran of the New York City Police Department in the rank of captain and currently assigned to the headquarters’ Operations Division where she is the NYPD’s liaison to the Mayor’s Office of Citywide Events Coordination and Management. Jaclyn plans, budgets and negotiates for the Police Department for all major events in New York City. She also assists with the coordination and oversight of the citywide assignment and deployment of personnel for all of New York City’s major details and events, as well as supervising the department’s Joint Operations Center (JOC) during serious crimes, large-scale emergency incidents, and disasters. Prior to her previous assignment, she was an attorney in the Criminal Unit of the NYPD’s Legal Bureau, being on call 24/7 and advising members of the department on criminal law matters, interpretation of statutes and constitutional law. Moreover, she reviewed departmental orders and procedural revisions on policy and operational matters. Operationally in the field, Jaclyn was on-scene at active protests and civil unrest where she continually coordinated in real-time with incident commanders to provide decisive legal advice pertaining to arrests and constitutional issues that arose. 
Jaclyn received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from University of Miami where she was on the Dean’s List and accepted into numerous honor societies and became a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. She received her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School and is a member of the New York City Bar Association, as well as the New York State Bar Association. She is currently admitted to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Chapters in Anthology:
Protection of Citizens’ Rights, Public Safety & Police Legitimacy – The Legal Equilibrium for Public Order