Graham Weatherspoon - Board Member

Graham Weatherspoon
Graham Weatherspoon
Board Member

Graham Weatherspoon is retired from the N.Y.P.D. and also served with the N.Y.C. Transit Police Department Detective Bureau’s Major Case Unit. As an investigator, Graham was certified by N.Y.P.D., New York State Police and the F.B.I in the areas of homicide, sex crimes, robberies, forgery, fingerprint classification, and latent prints. His investigations have led to the arrests convictions of civilians and police officers alike.

As a founding member of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, he has served as the Director of Public Relations and Political Affairs.

He has advised the New York City Council and the Conference of New York State Supreme Court Judges, on police procedures and conduct.

In defense of individuals victimized by police brutality, Graham has been involved in many murder cases including Ramarley Graham, Sean Bell and Amadou Diallo, where he found bullets #42 and #43.

He regularly appears on Manhattan Neighborhood Network Cable’s “The Gilchrist Experience”. He has appeared on Brooklyn BCAT TV’s Black Men Screaming, Hannity and Combs, Geraldo, Montel Williams, Court T.V., WYNC Radio, National Public Radio, Pacifica, WBAI, Democracy Now, KISS FM, WWRL, and WLIB. The BBC and independent producers of “Giuliani Time”, “365 Days of Protest”, BET’S “50 Shots”, and “If I Die Tonight” have interviewed Graham for documentaries. He has lectured at numerous CUNY and SUNY Colleges, Quinnipiac and Hofstra Schools of Law, as well as various public schools throughout the City of New York.

He currently serves on the board of the Amadou Diallo Foundation, which provide scholarships to students, as well as promote improved relations between the community and the police department.

A Born Again Christian, Graham is a member of Christian Cultural Center, involved in the ministries of the C.C.C. Choir and the International Christian Brotherhood, under the pastorate of Rev. Dr. A.R. Bernard. Graham is dedicated to the ministry of “Christ in Culture”.