Deputy Inspector Gaby Celiba, Commanding Officer of the 67th Precinct and the highest ranking Haitian officer in the NYPD, was promoted to Inspector at a Promotion Ceremony held on November 22nd at the Police Academy in College Point, Queens.
Inspector Gaby Celiba joined the NYPD as a Cadet in July 1999 and was sworn in as a Police Officer in January 2004. He began his career on patrol in the 115th Precinct and also served in the 61st, 67th, 81st and 110th Precincts; Patrol Borough Queens North; the Vice Enforcement Division; the Vice Enforcement Squad Brooklyn South/Staten Island; the Vice Enforcement Squad Brooklyn North; the Internal Affairs Bureau; and the School Safety Division. He was promoted to Detective in February 2008; Sergeant in March 2010; Lieutenant in October 2012; Captain in June 2017; and to Deputy Inspector in November 2020.
Inspector Celiba has also commanded the 61st Precinct and the Roosevelt Avenue Task Force and served as the Executive Officer of the 115th Precinct.
He holds a Bachelor and Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Attendees included NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell, Chief of Department Kenneth Corey and Patrol Borough Brooklyn South Chief Michael Kemper.
Celiba was honored for his exemplary service in the East Flatbush community at an event on September 28th (see “Honoring the Highest Ranking Haitian Officer in the NYPD,” Canarsie Courier, October 6, 2022).
Photos courtesy of Kenny Altidor