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William Bratton

The Leonard Lopate Show

NYPD Commissioner Bratton's Legacy on Citizen Surveillance

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

During his previous job as chief of the LAPD, the current New York City Police Commissioner transformed that city into the “most spied-on” in America.

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WNYC News

'Peacetime Dividend' Means Fewer Stops, Summonses And Arrests

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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With crime near an all-time low, the NYPD might be giving more people a break.

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Bratton Confirms NYPD Work Slowdown

Friday, January 09, 2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is confirming a work slowdown, following reports that criminal summonses have declined by 90 percent.

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WNYC News

Bed-Stuy Residents Wonder — Where Are the Cops?

Thursday, January 08, 2015

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In police precinct 79, where 2 officers were slain in December, the slowdown in arrests and summonses is especially stark.

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Politics and Power in the NYPD

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

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Recent police demonstrations and an apparent drop in arrests raise a troubling question: Who exactly is in charge of the NYPD?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Crime Didn't Stop Overnight. Why Did Arrests?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

After the fatal shooting of two NYPD officers, arrest numbers dropped sharply in an apparent move by cops to register their discontent. Where do policing tactics go from here?

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WNYC News

Two New York City Police Officers Shot, Wounded in the Bronx

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Just a day after thousands gathered for the funeral of slain NYPD officer Wenjian Liu, two more cops were shot Monday night.

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Crime Is Down — But So Is Morale

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

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De Blasio is touting record-low crime rates as he continues to face harsh criticism from some cops for not showing them enough support.

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At Second NYPD Funeral, Another Affront to de Blasio

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Scores of officers turned their backs on the mayor during his eulogy for slain Officer Wenjian Liu.

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WNYC News

DeBlasio, Bratton Unveil Details of Police Retraining

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD are unveiling more details about new police training designed to improve police-community relations.

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WNYC News

Organizing, Improvising Marches and Shutdowns around NYC

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Leaders say demonstrations this week are looking ahead to the grand jury decision on Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

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WNYC News

Critics Say Overhaul of NYPD's "Operation Impact" is Coming Too Slowly

Monday, November 24, 2014

It's been almost a year since Commissioner Willam Bratton vowed to change the controversial policy of putting inexperienced officers in high-crime areas.

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WNYC News

Days Before He Was to be Promoted, Top NYPD Official Steps Down

Friday, October 31, 2014

Philip Banks III was the department's highest uniformed officer and highest-ranking minority. 

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WNYC News

Rookie Officer Killed, Eight Injured in Crash of NYPD Van

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Investigators are looking into why the van struck a jersey barrier on the Bruckner Expressway early Sunday morning.

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WNYC News

Healing the Rift Between Police and Public

Friday, August 08, 2014

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton say they want to reset the relationship and expand community policing, but how will they overcome the distrust that has been hard to bridge in the past?

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WNYC News

A Fatal Chokehold Reveals a Precinct's Troubles

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Figures show Staten Island's North Shore has disproportionate levels of summonses and stop-and-frisks.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

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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Transportation Nation

NYPD Commissioner to Ride the Rails in the Wee Hours

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Riding the subway late at night? Keep your eyes peeled, because New York's top cop might be, too.

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WNYC News

Bratton Says Greed Stops Corps. from Reducing Cell Phone Thefts

Monday, March 03, 2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton accuses smartphone makers of tolerating rampant theft because it's profitable.

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Transportation Nation

NYC's Mayor Unveils "Vision Zero" Plans

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio presented a blueprint comprised of what he called "tried and tested" ideas designed to dramatically reduce pedestrian and cyclist fatalities. 

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