Thomas C. Krumpter
Nassau County Police Department
Thomas C. Krumpter was named Acting Commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department by County Executive Edward P. Mangano in February of 2014, in which time he has led the Department through a critical time of transition and financial constraints. As member of the Nassau County Police Department for 22 years, he has served as both Deputy Chief in the Office of the Commissioner of Police and as the Department’s Legislative Liaison, and was named First Deputy Commissioner of Police in December of 2011. Prior to serving as First Deputy Commissioner, he served as Acting Commissioner from February 2011 to December 2011 following the retirement of former Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey.
As a patrol officer and supervisor, Acting Commissioner Krumpter spent time in the Fifth and Sixth Precincts. He was quickly awarded significant leadership positions in essential administrative units of the Department, which included serving as Deputy Commanding Officer of the Legal Bureau and later, as Commanding Officer of the Personnel and Accounting Bureau.
Acting Commissioner Krumpter is a graduate of the 223rd class of the FBI National Academy, a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement leaders that serves to improve the administration of justice in police departments and agencies and to raise law enforcement standards, knowledge, and cooperation worldwide. He is also a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police, which is a demanding course that provides senior police executives with intensive training in the latest management concepts and practices used in business.
His contributions to policy development are evidenced by his positions on the national Finance and Human Resources committees of the Major Cities Chiefs Association. He is also the co-author of several white papers.
Acting Commissioner Krumpter received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Old Westbury and holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. Prior to joining the Nassau County Police Department, Acting Commissioner Krumpter served as a Police Officer with the New York City Housing Authority Police Department for three years, beginning in 1989. He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1985 to 2003.
He is also Nassau County Police Department legacy; his father Tom was a long-serving member who retired with the rank of Sergeant. Acting Commissioner Krumpter and his wife Lisa are the proud parents of two sons, Thomas and