New NYPD Police Academy Library Dedicated to Former Police Commissioner Benjamin Ward by Matt Coneybeare on Nov. 28, 2017 at 4:30 PM at 4:30 PM on November 28, 2017 Play Video During the dedication of the library at the Police Academy, former Police Commissioner Benjamin Ward was remembered as a pioneer who helped break down racial barriers in the NYPD. via NYPD libraries nypd police Something wrong with this post? Let us know! Share This Post Shop Related Products… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… Meet Sergeant Margarette Gulinello, a Ballet Dancer Turned New York City Police Officer Meet Peter Farley, Has Worked Inside NYPD Headquarters' Mail Room For Over 40 Years The Story of Samuel Battle, the NYPD's First African American Cop [WATCH] Meet Evelia Coyotzi, The Dollar Tamale Queen of New York City Brought To You By… Subscribe to Viewing NYC by Email Email Address If you are a human, ignore this field Daily Weekly Both We hate spam too, so we absolutely won't give your email address to anybody else. Expect emails containing the site's most popular articles only as frequently as you like.