Commissioner Bratton Defends 'Broken Windows' Policing, Says Critical Report Has 'No Value'Outgoing New York City Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton bashed an inspector general's report that was critical of his "broken windows" policy.
Critics Call 'Broken Windows' Policing Method Into QuestionCritics are calling into question a controversial piece of the “broken windows” method of policing.
NYC Council To Introduce Bills To Change Low-Level OffensesCouncil officials said Wednesday that the package of bills is aimed at handing out fairer punishments while alleviating a glut of outstanding warrants and low-level offenders clogging in the courts.
Bratton Ready To Change Low-Level Crime Penalty Process 'That Has Become Cumbersome And Unfair'They are words you might not have expected to come out of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton's mouth.
Bratton Chooses Not To Discuss Potential Decriminalization Of Low-Level CrimesIt was hard to get answers from Bratton on possible changes to his cherished “broken windows” policing, because the normally spotlight-loving commissioner scurried away from a public press conference.
Pandemonium Inside NYC Council: Protesters Shout Down Bratton Over Requested NYPD HiresIt started small, with one woman screaming “It’s a lie!” in the direction of Commissioner Bratton as he started testifying about the NYPD budget.
Quinnipiac Poll: Most New Yorkers Support 'Broken Windows' PolicingFifty-six percent of black respondents said they support "broken windows," while 61 percent of white New Yorkers surveyed said they back it.
Mayor De Blasio Downplays Sharpton's Impact On City, Police PolicyMayor Bill de Blasio on Friday night played down the impact of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s point of view on city and police policy.