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Inspiring NYPD Officer to Speak at RCC

Inspiring NYPD Officer to Speak at RCC

NYPD Lt. Quathisha Epps.

DATE: February 2, 2018
CONTACT: Paul Mencher

Inspiring NYPD Officer to Speak at RCC
public invited to hear Lt. Quathisha Epps discuss effective policing


RAMAPO – A 12-year veteran of the New York City Police Department will share her wisdom in a February 15 appearance at Rockland Community College. Lieutenant Quathisha Epps overcame personal obstacles to reach her current position, and will discuss the keys to success in police work.

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Police Officers
Thursday, February 15, 2018
11 am – 12:15 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse

RCC students and members of the public are invited to attend this free Criminal Justice event.

Lt. Epps is a survivor of domestic violence who now speaks on the topic to community groups, and mentors other women who have faced similar challenges. In her current job as Neighborhood Policing Liaison for the Office of the Chief of Patrol, she engages communities across New York City about the NYPD’s Neighborhood Policing and Build a Block efforts.

Previously, Lt. Epps served as a Community Affairs Officer in the Housing Bureau, and as a Sergeant in Transit District 12. She also was Operations Coordinator for the NYPD’s 47th Precinct, responsible for day-to-day operations in one of the busiest and largest precincts in the entire city.

For more information on this event, contact RCC Assistant Professor Cliff Ader at 845-574-4210 or

RCC’s AS in Criminal Justice program provides instruction in the area of law enforcement and the social sciences, allowing the student to gain a basic understanding of the workings of the criminal justice system and its role in our society. Related degrees include an AS in Corporate and Homeland Security, and an AAS in Emergency Management. For more information, visit