Tracie Keesee

Law enforcement professional
Dr. Tracie Keesee is committed to making the New York Police Department the most diverse and inclusive police department in the world.

Why you should listen

Before joining the NYPD as the Deputy Commissioner of Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Tracie L. Keesee served as the Project Director of the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. In her current role, she strives to improve communication and collaboration between local police officers and community residents. Keesee also co-founded the Center for Policing Equity and is a 25-year police veteran.

Tracie Keesee’s TED talk

More news and ideas from Tracie Keesee


Ideas from the intersections: A night of talks from TED and Brightline

June 12, 2018

At the intersections where we meet and collaborate, we can pool our collective wisdom to seek solutions to the world’s greatest problems. But true change begs for more than incremental steps and passive reactions — we need to galvanize transformation to create our collective future. To celebrate the effort of bold thinkers building a better […]

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