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Review Board

Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor

Mr. Joseph Fox

Retired Chief – New York, NY

For more than 36 years, Joseph Fox served with the New York City Police Department, retiring in 2018 after serving six years as the head of the NYPD's Transit Bureau. Following in his father's footsteps, Joe joined the New York City Police Department in July of 1981, beginning his law enforcement career as a patrol officer in Brooklyn's 70th Precinct. While ascending the ranks to three-star Chief, he has commanded Patrol Borough Brooklyn South, Patrol Borough Queens South, the Office of the Chief of Internal Affairs, the Office of the Deputy Commissioner of Training, as well as Brooklyn's 71st Precinct. As head of the NYPD's Transit Bureau, Joe led a team of more than 2,600 men and woman who secure the nation's busiest metropolitan rail system.

Now retired from public service, Joe is currently employed as the Chief of Staff with SEAL Security, a full service Global Security firm based in New York and London. Joe applies his years of leadership skills well to his leadership/executive/life coaching practice. Joe also continues to harnesses his decades of law enforcement experience and his unique leadership style to teach and inspire others. A renowned communicator, Joe also expertly translates the power of personal loss throughout his life into purposeful messages that inspire others. Through speaking engagements, executive leadership coaching, and personal development, he conveys a life’s worth of lessons to others in law enforcement and in the private sector.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Security Management from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is a graduate of iPEC Coaching. He is also a graduate of the Police Management Institute at Columbia University.

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Date Created: February 24, 2021