Retired NYPD Detective From Seaford To Challenge Kirsten Gillibrand For U.S. Senate

Republicans have chosen retired New York City Police detective Mike Sapraicone to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the race for her Senate seat in November.

Sapraicone, who lives in Seaford, served 20 years in the NYPD, starting out as a transit officer and eventually being promoted to detective.  After retiring from the NYPD, Sapraicone founded Squad Security, a private corporate security firm. The company employs up to 600 current and former law enforcement officials.

He has served as president of the Seaford Union Free School District Board of Education and is a senior trustee of the Museum of American Armor. Mike is also on the boards of Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital, Catholic Youth Organization and the Columbus Citizens Foundation,