New York State Insurance Superintendent Howard Mills has named Randolph Mineo, a former police chief in Wilton, Conn., to head the New York Liquidation Bureau’s Office of the Inspector General, a new position.
In this position as the first-ever inspector general, Mineo will direct confidential investigations and manage the OIG’s efforts to prevent and detect fraud and waste in the operations of the New York Liquidation Bureau and the insurance companies placed in liquidation.
Mineo has more than 27 years of law enforcement experience, beginning as a patrol officer in the Port Washington, N.Y. Police Department. He retired from the Port Washington Police Department in July 2000 as deputy chief.
From 2000 until 2004, Mineo was the chief of police of the Wilton, Conn.
Since 2004, Mineo has been an adjunct instructor of criminal justice at Western Connecticut State University, focusing on issues in police management.
The New York Liquidation Bureau carries out the responsibilities of the Superintendent of Insurance as receiver to protect the interests of the policyholders and creditors of insurance companies that have been declared impaired or insolvent. The NYLB has performed this function since 1909.