New York City
Jan. 18, 1984 -- Sept. 22, 1986
At the Swearing-in of Deputy Chief Carl Ceo
Click image above for larger uncropped photo with others also sworn.
|The October 1980 Inside Out included a photo of the swear-in of Carl Ceo as Deputy Chief. A month after the swear-in, Ceo was killed in an auto accident responding to a Rikers emergency|
The Summer 1983 Inside Out reported:
"The Department of Correction paid homage to its own at the Correction Day Ceremony on May 11 at City Hall Plaza with Chief of Operations Jacqueline McMickens as master of ceremonies. . . .
"The Department's highest award, the Medal of Honor, was awarded posthumously to Deputy Chief of Operations Carl Ceo, who was killed in an auto accident in August, 1980 as he rushed to the scene of an inmate disturbance on Rikers Island.
"Mrs. Carol Ceo, Carl's widow, accepted the medal."
Rikers street sign honors his memory. [NYCHS copyright photo.]
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