Jamaican Appointed New Head Of NYPD Special Victims Unit
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaican Michael King, a deputy inspector in the New York Police Department (NYPD), has been elevated to head the department’s Special Victims Unit (SVU).
As head of the specialised unit that deals with sex crimes, domestic violence and child abuse, King will oversee some 300 investigators.
He brings a unique background to his new position, as not only is he a police officer but also a forensic nurse.
According to the new unit chief, the SVU has been under a dark cloud for some time and he wants to change that.
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