Detective Christopher T. Greco
Detective Christopher T. Greco has been a police officer with the City of New Rochelle Police Department for over twenty-two years. Prior to his appointment in 1996 Detective Greco served as a police officer with the Amtrak Police Department. During his career with the New Rochelle Police Department Detective Greco served in the Patrol Services Division, Police and Community Together Unit and the Special Investigations Unit. For the last 13 years Detective Greco has been assigned to the General Investigations Unit – responsible for investigating “crimes against people” including homicide, robbery, rape, child abuse and assaults.
Detective Greco is the recipient of numerous departmental awards and citations including Investigator of the Year; Corporate Crime Investigator of the Year; Police Officer of the Year; Police Commissioners Award; New York State Shields Hero of the Month Award; Journal News Honor Award; 11 Class “C” Citations; 4 Commendation Awards and was awarded Officer of the Month seven times.
In addition to his police duties Detective Greco is the President of the Police Association of New Rochelle. His responsibilities include, but are not limited to representing police officers and detectives in disciplinary and contractual matters and promoting and improving the welfare of all Association members. As President, Detective Greco has spearheaded numerous community outreach projects including annual coat drives, soup kitchens, toy drives, and an annual holiday gift giving campaign where members of the Police Association drive around the City of New Rochelle in marked police vehicles and spontaneously surprise children with gifts donated by New Rochelle police officers.
Detective Greco recently was responsible for the development and implementation of the New Rochelle Police Project Lifesaver Program; a program designed to help and locate individuals affected by Autism and other developmental disabilities who may wander or get lost.
Detective Greco has an twelve year old Autistic son with a high risk of wandering, and the program was implemented in 2015 after his son went missing for a few brief moments on the beaches of the Jersey Shore.
In May 2016 Detective Greco received the Arthur Luis Klein Award from the New Rochelle Police Department for his community outreach and for the development of the New Rochelle Project Lifesaver program.
In October 2016 Detective Greco was an invited guest speaker at the annual Project Lifesaver conference in Las Vegas where he discussed how he was able to raise the funds necessary to implement Project Lifesaver and about his personal experience as a father of an autistic child.
On October 29, 2016 Detective Greco received the Community Service and Leadership Award from the Calabria Society of New Rochelle, NY.
On November 26, 2016 Detective Greco received the Keith Morris First Responder Award from Butterflies From Jodi, New Rochelle NY for community service and implementation of the New Rochelle Project Lifesaver Program.
In April 2017 Detective Greco was appointed to the Westchester County Autism Advisory Board. He is looking forward to advocating for all County at-risk residents living with Autism.
In June of 2017 Detective Christopher Greco received the New Rochelle Council of Community Services Award for "Outstanding Service, Dedication and Commitment to the People of New Rochelle" - for spearheading the New Rochelle Project Lifesaver Program and the New Rochelle Police Autism Patch Challenge within the emergency services community throughout Westchester County and beyond.
On October 29, 2018 Detective Greco received the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors "Stephanie Crispinelli Humanitarian Award" in appreciation of his "Extraordinary Community Outreach Efforts".
Detective Greco previously served as President of the Isle of Sans Souci Homeowners Association (New Rochelle) .
Detective Greco is a graduate of Binghamton University.
He is also a New York State Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker, Home Inspector, Mold Assessor and a New York State Certified Real Estate Appraiser
Detective Greco lives in New Rochelle with his wife Tracy and their two children, Christopher (12) and Gabriella (7) – their greatest accomplishments.