updated 12:05 pm EDT, Fri September 16, 2005
In the department's latest effort to reach the public, the plans to publish its own podcast. In a report on Newsday, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said he uses his iPod to listen to music, audio books and language lessons. Kelly said he believes the podcasting initiative is the first by a law enforcement agency. "It gives us the ability to get information out quickly in another medium," Kelly said. The first podcast, narrated by retired Insp. Jesse Peterman, includes information on street closings during the UN General Assembly meeting and interviews with a captain about identity theft, as well as with a chief sent to New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.