The Rev. Karyn Carlo PhD, is a retired New York City Police Captain turned preacher, teacher, and theologian. She earned her Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. An ordained American Baptist pastor, she writes church-based Bible study curricula on topics relating to social justice and volunteers globally as a missionary theological educator. She currently serves as adjunct faculty at New York Theological Seminary and as the founder and director of the Clergy, Community, Cops Project.