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Andrew Cuomo Bemoans Loss of Bill Bratton's 'Competence' at the NYPD

Gov. Andrew Cuomo lamented the impending departure of NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, giving rare praise to a member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration.

Addressing the press after an unrelated event in Midtown, the governor shared his thoughts on Bratton’s announced intention to exit his post next month. 354 more words

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IT SHOULD BE A CRIME

When Mayor De Blasio was running for mayor, his opponents said crime would return to the heyday of David Dinkins’s wild west New York. Of course, this in itself is a sort of racist implication, but more about that later. 990 more words

Bill Bratton Calls Bill de Blasio 'A Centrist'—On Policing, at Least

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said today that his boss may be known as a liberal, but he falls right down the middle on law enforcement issues—just like Mr. 480 more words

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Ex-Cop Brooklyn Borough President Tears Into Ray Kelly Over Crime Stats Claims

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a retired police captain, ripped into former NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly for his claims that the department is using misleading crime statistics under current Commissioner Bill Bratton—making Mr. 660 more words

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After Paris Attacks, de Blasio Lauds Bloomberg-Kelly Anti-Terror Apparatus

In an interview after the terrorist attacks in France, Mayor Bill de Blasio today had rare praise for former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration and the “strong apparatus” it created for combating potential threats—an apparatus that became a target of criticism from Muslim New Yorkers and civil rights groups. 339 more words

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