Following his graduation from TCNJ and time spent writing for The Times of Trenton, the Christian Science Monitor and another regional publications, Karas pursued his master’s degree and doctorate in Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware. After several years working for the Wilmington City Council, in 2019 he began my tenure as the Policy and Communications Director for the Wilmington Police Department. In this role, he serves as the primary spokesperson for our department, and manages all media relations and communications initiatives for our agency. Working closely with our Chief of Police and command staff, he has helped to increase the proactive release of information about investigations and arrests. He is overhauled and expanding their website and public materials.