Police Commissioner

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bratton: Homicide Rate Down So Far In 2014 Compared To Last Year

Bratton said the department is on the right track when it comes to homicides. He attributes the drop to community cooperation and technology.

02/28/2014

Bill Bratton is sworn in as 42nd police commissioner of New York City on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Eager To Reach Out To Communities On Stop-And-Frisk

William Bratton officially took the reins of the nation’s largest police department on Thursday, becoming the 42nd police commissioner at a time when there is a demand for big change, especially in the area of stop-and-frisk.

01/02/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protest To Accompany Bratton’s Official Return As NYPD Commissioner

Returning Police Commissioner William Bratton will be sworn into office just after midnight New Year’s Day.

12/31/2013

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly

Commissioner Kelly: ‘It’s Been A Great Experience For Me’

CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson sat down with New York’s top cop to reflect on his impact and to look toward the future as he prepares to give up his position.

12/20/2013

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly To Work As Public Speaker For Greater Talent Network

Soon-to-step-down New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly will be going to work for the Greater Talent Network as a public speaker.

12/16/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio speaks at a Nelson Mandela tribute at the National Action Network in Harlem on Dec. 7, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Out To Change Federal Government’s Relationship With NYC

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is on “a mission” of sorts. He wants to begin influencing the national agenda on a host of issues that pertain directly to New York City.

12/12/2013

Bill Bratton, who has been named to lead the New York Police Department, speaks after being introduced by incoming New York mayor Bill de Blasio on December 5, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stop-And-Frisk Dilemma For Bratton As NYPD Head

As William Bratton prepares to embark on his second tour of duty as New York City police commissioner, he will find a very different city than the one he left behind nearly 20 years ago.

12/06/2013

Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appoints Former Top Cop William Bratton To Lead NYPD

William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.

12/05/2013

Anthony Shorris (CBS 2)

Bill De Blasio Names Anthony Shorris As First Deputy Mayor

De Blasio is naming the first members of his administration this week.

12/04/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, Nov. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bratton: I’d ‘Certainly Consider’ Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De Blasio

Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.

11/19/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file/credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Latino Officers: Pineiro Should Be Next NYPD Commissioner

Some groups representing Latino NYPD officers on Sunday said they hoped to see First Deputy Police Commissioner Rafael Pineiro named the new top cop.

10/20/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

Kelly: NSA Surveillance Program Shouldn’t Have Been Made Secret

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday that Americans deserved to know about the fact that the government has been collecting data on phone calls and Internet usage.

06/17/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Commissioner Kelly Would Be A Game-Changer In Mayoral Race

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is not running for mayor, but one pollster said her survey shows voters would love for him to do so.

05/29/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Relieved At More Than 9 Days Without A Homicide

A long streak of days without homicides in New York City may have been broken Friday morning, but many were still relieved at that the brutal cold coincided with less brutal behavior.

01/26/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

NYPD Commish Kelly Credits ‘Proactive Policing’ For Continuing Drop In Crime

In his State of the NYPD address Wednesday, police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly credit “proactive policing strategies” with keeping the murder rate in New York lower than that of any other major city, as well as preventing terrorist attacks.

01/23/2013

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