Sergeant Richard Angeletti is a 22-year veteran of the New York City Police Department. He is currently assigned to the Collision Investigation Squad of the Highway Patrol. For the last four years, he has been the 1st vice-president of the Columbia Association.
Richard was appointed to the NYPD January 13, 1992. Upon completion of the Police Academy, he was assigned to the 24th Precinct on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. While assigned there, Richard became the Columbia Association delegate for that command. In 1997, Richard was transferred to Highway Patrol #1 in The Bronx and eventually became the Columbia Association trustee for that Borough.
In January of 1999, Richard was promoted to the rank of sergeant and assigned to the 19th precinct on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Later that year, he was transferred to the Manhattan North Task Force and remained there until early 2001. During this time, Richard held the position of Manhattan Financial Secretary for the Columbia Association.
In 2001, Richard was transferred back to the Highway Patrol and was eventually assigned to the now defunct Highway Patrol #4. This highly specialized unit was tasked with the responsibility of patrolling Midtown Manhattan on motorcycles. The following year, Richard was transferred to the elite Accident Investigation Squad of the Highway District. This unit is currently responsible for investigating motor vehicle accidents where someone is seriously injured and likely to die or has been killed. This unit has since been renamed, and is now known as the Collision Investigation Squad.
From June 2003 through October 2005, Richard was temporarily assigned to the Police Commissioners Security Detail. During this time, he was responsible for the safety and security of the Police Commissioner. It was also during this time that Richard became the 2nd vice-president of the NYPD Columbia Association.
Richard is an avid hockey fan and connoisseur of fine food and wine. He welcomes the challenges that come with being the president of the Columbia Association and looks forward to serving the membership in that capacity.