Bratton said the department is on the right track when it comes to homicides. He attributes the drop to community cooperation and technology.
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.
Returning Police Commissioner William Bratton will be sworn into office just after midnight New Year’s Day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
De Blasio is naming the first members of his administration this week.
Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.
Some groups representing Latino NYPD officers on Sunday said they hoped to see First Deputy Police Commissioner Rafael Pineiro named the new top cop.
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.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is not running for mayor, but one pollster said her survey shows voters would love for him to do so.
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.
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.