The 7th Precinct has a New Commanding Officer

Posted on: January 17th, 2018 at 5:08 am by

7th Pct CO Steve Hellman discussing Grand St. traffic issue, June 2017

It’s a changing of the guard at the 7th Precinct this week.

Effective tomorrow, Deputy Inspector Steven Hellman, commanding officer of the precinct since June 2015, is headed northward to the 13th Precinct.

(The 13th serves a southern portion of Midtown, Manhattan. The precinct features the Peter Cooper Village/Stuyvesant Town residential complex, Gramercy Park, the lower portion of Rosehill, Madison Square Park, and Union Square Park.)

Deputy Inspector Rhonda O’reilly-Bovell from Transit District 2 is taking over the head position.

O’Reilly-Bovell will certainly have a lot on the proverbial plate from the get-go, especially with regard to nightlife saturation spiraling out of control.

On his way out, one of Hellman’s last major actions was the raid on Delilah which effectively led to a suspension of their liquor license.

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