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Bratton Retires After Decades in Law Enforcement

September 16, 2016
Commanders lined up in formation outside of New York Police Department headquarters to bid farewell to the 68-year-old Bratton as he left the building for the last time as commissioner.

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Blames Lax Gun Laws for Chicago Murder Spike

September 12, 2016
Bratton agreed with Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, who recently said, "If we had the gun laws in Chicago that L.A. and New York have we would see our violent crime cut in half."

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Steps Down

August 2, 2016
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, chief of the nation's largest police department, is quitting his high-profile job, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

NYPD Commissioner Says Police Plagued by People Filming Arrests

May 26, 2016
The United States is suffering from an "epidemic" of people recording law enforcement officers making arrests, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Wednesday.

Bratton Advises New Yorkers on How to Not Get Shot by Police

April 29, 2016
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has some simple advice for New Yorkers – if you don’t want to get shot by cops, don’t point a gun at them.

NYPD Working to Handle Homeless Problem

November 10, 2015
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday urged New Yorkers to harden their hearts and close their wallets if they want to help stem the city's vagrancy crisis.

LAPD Police Chief & NYC Police Commissioner Bet on Dodgers vs. Mets

October 7, 2015
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and New York Police Commissioner William J. Bratton have placed public bets with each other over the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Mets battle for the National League Championship Series.

Bratton Aims to Stay Step Ahead of Watchdogs

October 5, 2015
On the same day the inspector general for the police issued a report detailing deficiencies in how force is defined and tracked by the New York Police Department, Commissioner William J. Bratton announced on Thursday that many of the changes called for were already being addressed.

Bratton Says NYPD Officers Should See Body Camera Footage Before Questioning by Investigators

August 5, 2015
New York City’s police commissioner says he strongly objects to an inspector general's recommendation that police officers be prevented from viewing body camera footage before giving a statement to investigators.

Commissioner Bratton's Eulogy for Slain NYPD Detective Brian Moore Speaks of the Courage and Service of All Good Officers

May 8, 2015
“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena,” Theodore Roosevelt said, “who strives to do great deeds; who spends himself in a worthy cause; whose place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.” Brian was the man in the arena... for all of us.

Bratton: NYPD Training That Tells Officers to Close Eyes in Tense Situations "Work in Progress"

February 24, 2015
A defensive NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Tuesday admitted that the department’s much-mocked retraining program for 22,000 officers is “a work in progress” and said he will make changes “as are appropriate.”

Bratton Urges Boost in Penalties For Resisting Arrest

February 6, 2015
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Wednesday urged state lawmakers to boost the punishment for resisting arrest and make it a crime to reveal personal information about cops as a means of intimidation.

Some NYPD Brass Ban Vacations in Response to Alleged Police Slowdown

January 15, 2015
The New York Post is reporting that officers of the NYPD are being told by their commanders that they will not be granted vacation or sick days until summons activity increases. The action is reportedly a counter strike by the brass against an alleged slowdown in police activity following widespread anti-police protests and the perceived support of the protests by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

NYPD Union Leaders, Bratton Meet to Resolve Rift with Mayor

January 8, 2015
“The problem was not created here in headquarters, it started in City Hall,” Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said in a statement after a two-hour sitdown with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton that de Blasio did not attend.

Bratton: There is No Constitutional Right to Resist Arrest

December 10, 2014
“What we’ve seen in the past few months is a number of individuals failing to understand that you must submit to arrest, you cannot resist,” Bratton said in an interview on Brian Lehrer’s radio show. “The place to argue your case is in the court, not in the street.”

New York Mayor Announces Police Retraining Program

December 4, 2014
Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the retraining would require some 22,000 officers to complete a three-day course.

Video: Rookie NYPD Officer Shoots, Kills Unarmed Man in Brooklyn Project

November 21, 2014
Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said that the victim, Akai Gurley, was "a total innocent" and called the shooting "an unfortunate accident."

Bratton Wants Body Cameras for NYPD

September 2, 2014
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced that he's "actively looking" at equipping police officers with body cameras, and made the pilot presentation to union officials Thursday.

Bratton's Collaborative Policing Tested in NYC Neighborhood

May 18, 2014
As violence rises in a North Bronx neighborhood, the commanders working for Chief William Bratton's NYPD will be testing his new hands-off policing strategies to fight the upsurge in murders.

NYPD Commissioner, Mayor Turn Down Hiring 1,000 Officers

April 25, 2014
NYPD top cop Bill Bratton rejected the City Council’s proposal to hire 1,000 new officers - saying he’d rather have the money to give police officers raises - while his boss Mayor de Blasio also shot down the idea.
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