William Bratton

Bill de Blasio (R) is sworn in as New York City Mayor by former US President Bill Clinton (L) on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City Hall

Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.

01/01/2014

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

CBS News Senior Correspondent John Miller has announced he's leaving the network to work at the NYPD. (credit: CBS News)

CBS News Senior Correspondent John Miller To Return To NYPD

Miller briefly served as New York City Deputy Police Commissioner from 1994-1995, when William Bratton was commissioner. Miller served as chief spokesman for the department during his tenure with the NYPD.

12/26/2013

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

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

Bratton, de Blasio Invoke Mandela At Rally With Rev. Al Sharpton

Soon-to-return NYPD Commissioner William Bratton was making the rounds with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio Saturday, including a stop at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.

12/07/2013

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

Former LAPD and NYPD Police Chief William Bratton. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Who Is William Bratton? A Closer Look At The Life And Career Of Next NYC Police Commissioner

Bratton, who has also led the Boston and Los Angeles police departments, will succeed Raymond Kelly, the NYPD’s longest-serving commissioner.

12/05/2013

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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

Adolfo Carrión, Jr. (credit: Carrion 2013)

Eye On Politics: Adolfo Carrion Jr. Calls For ‘Mayor From The Outer Boroughs’

Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.

06/12/2013

Former LAPD and NYPD Police Chief William Bratton. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

William Bratton Says He’s Interested In Returning As NYPD’s Top Cop

Bratton, 65, was commissioner from 1994 to 1996 under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. He spoke to reporters after delivering the keynote speech at a symposium on school safety at Purchase College in the New York suburbs.

02/27/2013

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / photo: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

School Safety Symposium Held To Bring Westchester School Officials, Law Enforcement Together

Astorino said the aim is to create stronger bonds between the two sides since they would need to work together in the event of an active shooter situation at a school. But much of the focus was also on balancing efforts in mental health care with school violence prevention efforts.

02/27/2013

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Westchester Launches Safety Initiative Bringing Law Enforcement, Educators Together

The Safer Communities initiative will formally kick off on Feb. 27 at a school safety symposium at SUNY Purchase to bring the two sides together.

02/20/2013

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Stamford Series Aims To Increase Civility

These days, when so many people seem self absorbed, the push is on to show some manners and kindness to those who need a hand.

09/24/2012

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