CAMP Philly Kickoff 2017
CAMP Philadelphia is pleased to announce that our first event of the year will be held on Sunday February 12th. Please join us for our 4th annual kickoff event! Meet the officers, network with like minded professionals, and find out about upcoming events.
DATE: Sunday February 12th
TIME: 1:00-4:00 pm
LOCATION: Aya's Cafe/2129 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
ATTIRE: Business, Professional, or Business Casual
CUISINE: Egyptian (halal)
PARKING: On street (free) parking available
We are proud to welcome guest speaker: Jamiel Altaheri
Jamiel S. Altaheri made history by becoming the first Yemeni-American to attain the rank of Police Captain in the New York City Police Department on October 30, 2015. He is also one of the highest ranking Muslim Officers in the New York City Police Department (NYPD). He is currently assigned as the Executive Officer of the 23rd Precinct in the upper east side of Manhattan, proudly known as "El Barrio". He previously served as the Executive Officer of the 20th precinct in the upper west side of Manhattan. Captain Altaheri is the co-founder of the NYPD Muslim Officers Society and has previously served the as Treasurer and 2nd Vice President of the Society. Captain Altaheri is passionate about bridging the communication gap between law enforcement officers and the Muslim Community. He has conducted numerous lectures, and discussions on the importance of diversity, community policing, collaboration and religious sensitivity in law enforcement to members of the United States Military, law enforcement personnel, and community organizations.
Captain Altaheri's first assignment as a rookie cop was in the 70th precinct in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn. He was then selected to assist the Bronx District Attorney's office and VICE Special Investigations Team (SIT) in a high profile money laundry case involving the extensive use of court ordered wire taps, physical surveillance and the use of Global Positioning Systems. He later underwent an undercover assignment for 5 years in the Vice Enforcement Squad and the Narcotics Division of the Organized Crime Control Bureau earning him a Detective shield at the age of 24. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2010 and served as a patrol supervisor in the Housing Bureau (PSA-1) and an investigator in Internal Affairs (Group#34) until his promotion to Lieutenant in 2012. As a lieutenant he served as the 3rd platoon commander in Transit District 32 located in Brooklyn and as the Special Projects Supervisor in the Homeless Outreach Unit (HOU). He also underwent and administrative assignment in the Employee Management Division (EMD). Captain Altaheri's previous assignments include the 70th precinct, Bronx District Attorney's Office, Vice Enforcement Squad, Narcotics Division, Housing Bureau, Internal Affairs Bureau, Transit District 32, Homeless Outreach Unit, Employee Management Division, and the 20th precinct. Captain Altaheri is an NYPD certified Arabic linguist. He reads, writes and speaks Arabic fluently.
Captain Altaheri holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from Seton Hall University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management & Finance, and a Certificate of Achievement in Accounting from Brooklyn College. He attained a Graduate Certificate in Policing in a Multicultural City from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He also received a Certificate of Achievement in Criminal Justice from the University of Virginia. Captain Jamiel S. Altaheri is a recent graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia (Class of 2016, #263). He is the first Muslim Police Executive to graduate from the FBI National Academy.