Assistant Commissioner Stuart Greer


Stuart Greer is the Assistant Commissioner of Strategic Initiatives & Program Evaluation at the New York City Department of Correction. Working within the Commissioner’s Office, Stuart reports to the Deputy Commissioner of Management, Analysis & Planning and is responsible for leading initiatives designed to strengthen reform efforts and increase organizational impact. These efforts include overseeing the construction of a therapeutic outposted jail facility at Bellevue Hospital, the design and construction of the $10 billion dollar NYC Borough-Based Jail initiative, internal collaboration with senior executive leaders to identify and track compliance with Federal Monitor guidelines, and leading an additional range of internal projects designed to increase our operational efficiency. Additional responsibilities include the management of internal evaluation efforts, coordinating with external research partners, managing the organizational policy unit, and serving as a member of the Executive Leadership working group.

Prior to this role, Stuart completed a twenty-five-year career with the Morristown Bureau of Police in New Jersey where he served as a division commander and executive officer of the agency at the rank of Captain. In that role, Stuart managed the criminal investigations unit, internal affairs, research and planning, data analysis, training, police records, and public information. Prior to attaining the rank of Captain, Stuart worked his way through ranks and assignments, working in both uniformed patrol and investigative tracks.

Stuart is a co-founder and board member of the American Society of Evidence-Based Policing and was selected as a Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Scholar at the National Institute of Justice, where he advanced the use of research in the development of policing tactics and strategies.

Stuart is a certified instructor with the New Jersey Police Training Commission and has taught both recruit and in-service classes. He has conducted workshops and training seminars about contemporary investigative interviewing techniques regionally and continues to add his voice to efforts designed to change how this crucial subject is addressed in the United States.

He received a Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies from the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey, a Master of Studies in Applied Criminology and Police Management at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and an Executive Master of Public Administration at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.