James L. Coll
Adjunct Associate Professor, Nassau Community College, and Detective, New York City Police Department
James Coll is an adjunct associate professor of American and Constitutional history at Nassau Community College. James is also a detective in a tactical and rescue unit for the New York City Police Department. In his work with the NYPD, James has received numerous awards, including being named Cop of the Year by the New York City Police Foundation for the efforts of his unit during the US Airways Flight 1549 plane crash in the Hudson River. One year later, James was part of the FEMA NY Task Force Urban Search and Rescue Team deployed to Haiti in the aftermath of a 7.0 earthquake to search for survivors. In addition, James is the founder of changeNYS, a non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting the education of New Yorkers about civic understanding and political reform in our state.
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Upcoming Appearances by James L. Coll:
- Feb 3, 2014, Centereach, Middle Country Public Library
- Feb 13, 2014, Wyandanch, Wyandanch Public Library
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