Streams

For the latest updates on the blizzard and your commute, check out our transit tracker

Bill Bratton—the First Time He Was NYPD Commissioner

Friday, December 06, 2013

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton with Mayor Bill de Blasio (Spencer Platt/Getty)

Bill Bratton was just appointed police commissioner of New York—again. The last time around, the mayor was Rudy Giuliani and there were nearly 2,000 murders a year.

Arun Venugopal looks back on the first Bratton commissionership and the city he helped tame.

 

Tags:

More in:

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.

Sponsored

Latest Newscast

 

 

Support

WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public

Feeds

Supported by