COJO, Shomrim Extend Heartfelt Congratulations to Deputy Inspector Eric Waldhelm on His Well-Deserved Promotion
Staten Island, NY - September 26, 2023 - The Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations (COJO) proudly extends its warmest congratulations to Deputy Inspector Eric Waldhelm on his recent promotion. This significant milestone was celebrated in the presence of esteemed community leaders, including Mendy Mirocznik, President of COJO, and Ari Weiss, COJO Security Chairman and Coordinator of Staten Island Shomrim.
Since its inauguration in July 2013, COJO has maintained a steadfast commitment to fostering positive relations with the dedicated precinct commanders overseeing Police Precinct 121. Deputy Inspector Waldhelm, in his tenure as Commanding Officer of Pct. 121, has exemplified the finest qualities of the NYPD, leaving an indelible mark on Staten Island's residents.
Mendy Mirocznik, President of COJO, expressed his admiration for Deputy Inspector Waldhelm, stating, "Deputy Inspector Waldhelm truly embodies the ideals of the department. His distinctive approach to policing has resonated profoundly with the Staten Island community."
Mirocznik further elaborated, "Deputy Inspector Waldhelm assumed leadership at a pivotal moment, as the world was emerging from the pandemic's grip. His visionary inclusivity and collaborative spirit quickly made him an invaluable partner for COJO. Together, we have reaffirmed the NYPD's unwavering commitment to stand with us at countless events, including food distributions, resource fairs, carnivals, and security forums. Inspector Waldhelm's consistent presence and active participation, from directing traffic to distributing essential supplies, engaging youth in sports, and sharing vital safety advice, have bolstered community trust in the NYPD. He epitomizes the essence of policing in our city."
Mirocznik concluded his remarks by saying, "Today, on behalf of COJO, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to our esteemed friend, Deputy Inspector Waldhelm, for his well-earned promotion. We eagerly anticipate the continuation of our collaborative efforts as we strive to further enhance public safety on Staten Island. On a personal note, we extend our gratitude to Deputy Inspector Waldhelm for his unwavering professionalism and friendship. The best is yet to come."
Deputy Inspector Eric Waldhelm's promotion stands as a testament to his dedication, leadership, and commitment to serving the Staten Island community. COJO looks forward to a future marked by continued collaboration and strengthened community bonds under his leadership.