About Bill Bratton
Bill Bratton announced on August 1, 2016 he is stepping down as New York City Police Commissioner to enter private practice. Bratton is considered the world’s top cop against terrorism. He has previously served as the commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD) (1993-1994), New York City Police Department (NYPD) commissioner (1994–1996), and chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) (2002–2009). The newly elected mayor of New York City in 2013, Bill de Blasio, announced that Bratton would return to the post of police commissioner in New York City. Commissioner Bratton has had another successful run as Police Commissioner. Crime is down, especially violent crime. The commissioner has faced a number of challenges during this tenure but he remained very loyal to the mayor and faced problems with professionalism and good judgment. Commissioner Bratton and his team are considered the leading world experts in terrorism and terrorist protection.