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Bratton Retires After Decades in Law Enforcement

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.

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NYPD Commissioner Bratton Blames Lax Gun Laws for Chicago Murder Spike

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

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

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

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 Officers Unhappy and Feel Less Safe, Union Survey Shows

Roughly 87 percent of cops said the Big Apple has become “less safe” since the new administration took over at the beginning of 2014, with 55 percent of those respondents describing New York City as “a lot less safe.”

NYPD Working to Handle Homeless Problem

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

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

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

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.