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    Knight News Roundtable: rising through the ranks with Pedro Pineiro

    Since moving to the United States from Puerto Rico at age seven, Pedro Pineiro, director of public safety at Queens College, has served in the army, interpreted for the National Security Agency, worked as a street cop and worked his way up in 33 years to Commander of Municipal security with the NYPD. Upon retirement 11 years ago, Pineiro applied to fill the position of director of public safety at QC and has been here since. Holding a bachelor’s in urban studies from Fordham University and a master’s in public administration from John Jay College, Pineiro attended night school while serving in the NYPD’s 40th and 42nd precincts in the…