Edward Carrasco, Esq.
General Counsel

     Prior to joining NY Blue Line Consulting Group, Edward Carrasco spent 22 years with the New York City Police Department, retiring in the rank of Deputy Inspector.  Ed is an attorney and a well-regarded subject-matter expert in the areas of police policy, planning, training, and school safety. Prior to retirement, he was the Commanding Officer of the Police Academy’s Leadership Training Section, which oversaw all training for NYPD supervisors and executives. From 2010 to 2015, Ed was selected to command the research office of the NYPD (Office of Management Analysis and Planning – Special Projects Unit). During this time, Ed and his team implemented a number of innovative programs within the department and for/with various federal, local, and international law enforcement agencies. From 2007 to 2009, Ed was the Commanding Officer of the School Safety Division—Uniformed Task Force for Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island (SSD-UTF). SSD-UTF was responsible for the safety and security of over 700 Department of Education buildings and over 700,000 students and staff. During this time, SSD-UTF reduced violent crimes in and around the schools by over 25%.  Ed also has extensive patrol experience, having worked in PSA # 2, 79th, 20th, 13th, 19th, and 23rd Precincts in the ranks of police officer, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain.

     Ed has presented studies and policy papers at the 2nd Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Forum in Orlando, Florida; International Association of Chiefs of Police – 118th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL; COPS National Community Policing Conference, Washington, D.C.; New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council, Albany, NY; Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Forum on Law Enforcement and Naloxone – Washington, D.C.  

     Ed graduated the Police Academy in the top 1% of his class and is a Columbia University Police Management Institute alumnus; he holds a Juris Doctor from CUNY Law School; a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from the City University of New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Francis College. Ed is admitted to the practice of law in the States of New York and New Jersey, as well as U.S. District Court, New Jersey.