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May 25, 2015
The City's Pas De Trois on Additional Cops
Bill Bratton did such a good job reducing the numbers of stop-and-frisks that he doesn’t need the additional cops he has requested. Instead those cops assigned to stop-and-frisk can fill his needs. That, at least, is Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest stated rationale for not including additional cops in the city’s $78.3 million budget.

May 18, 2015 
Fighting Corruption the PBA Way
Mention the letters PBA, and the word “corruption” is usually not far behind.

May 11, 2015 
Let's Hear It For Linder
So it’s come down to Bill Bratton’s long-awaited “re-engineering” report.

May 4, 2014
Racial Nightmare: From Baltimore to New York
The nation’s racial nightmare moved from Baltimore to New York with the near-fatal shooting of a young white cop by a 35-year-old black man with what Police Commissioner Bill Bratton described as “an extensive arrest history.”

April 27, 2015
Bratton and de Blasio: Analyze That
If anyone understands what’s going on between Bill Bratton and Mayor de Blasio over Bratton’s request for 1,000 more cops, please come forward.

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