William Bratton http://wamc.org en De Blasio Swears In Bratton; Reform Promised http://wamc.org/post/de-blasio-swears-bratton-reform-promised <p>William Bratton has taken over the nation's largest police force and is pledging reforms to how New York City police officers work with the community.</p><p>The 66-year-old was sworn in Thursday by Mayor Bill de Blasio at a ceremony at police headquarters.</p><p>Bratton says he will work to improve the relationship between cops and New Yorkers who feel over-policed by the department's stop-and-frisk policy. He also says he will continue the department's massive counterterrorism efforts.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:48:43 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81125 at http://wamc.org De Blasio Swears In Bratton; Reform Promised Former NYPD commissioner tells Westchester school, police officials improved collaboration is needed http://wamc.org/post/former-nypd-commissioner-tells-westchester-school-police-officials-improved-collaboration <p>WHITE PLAINS – Former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton told some 300 people at a School Safety Symposium at Purchase College Wednesday parents, teachers, police, fire and other first responders need to work together to help stave off incidents of violence like the Newtown, CT tragedy.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:57:52 +0000 Hank Gross 58762 at http://wamc.org Former NYPD commissioner tells Westchester school, police officials improved collaboration is needed