William Bratton

Former Los Angeles police chief and New York police commissioner

William Bratton appears in the following:

Bratton Says Race Relations Are at a Pivotal Moment

Thursday, September 08, 2016

In an exclusive interview with WNYC, Police Commissioner William Bratton says the country is on the cusp of change, but it won't happen until after the presidential election.


NYPD Commissioner Bratton on Stopping Radicalization Before it Happens

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Commissioner Bratton spoke with us about the NYPD's effort to not only prepare for active shooter situations, but to work with communities in order to detect and prevent radicalization.


Bratton Defends Quality-of-Life Police Tactics

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

"The vast majority of what we do is in response to community concerns," says the NYPD commissioner, citing 911 and 311 calls as the primary way police address community issues.

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Bratton: We Don't Need 1,000 New Cops

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Police Commissioner talks about changing stop-and-frisk, why he wants to crack down on graffiti, and why "politics is a big part of any police commissioner’s life.” 

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Guest Picks: William Bratton

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Former New York City Police Commissioner and Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton was on the Lopate Show recently. He also told us that he's a film buff and what new releases he's enjoyed recently.


Collaborate or Perish!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Former Los Angeles police chief and New York City police commissioner William Bratton talks about the benefits of collaboration. In Collaborate or Perish!: Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World, written with Zachary Tumin, he draws from masters of collaboration in education, social work, and the military; and from his own career.

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