– “Overall, this month, January, we had a great month. I’m pretty confident…January was probably the safest month we ever had. That’s good news for New Yorkers.”
– Will deploy “more resources…to increase the public confidence” in the wake of six subway slashings this month…New Yorkers have a right to be alarmed or concerned — particularly those riding the subways,” but there is “no indication this was a pattern.”
About Commissioner Bill Bratton
Commissioner Bill Bratton is the New York City Police Commissioner. 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). New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Bratton would return to the post of Police Commissioner in New York City. Commissioner Bratton is having another successful run as Police Commissioner.
- Murders, shootings down as January probably safest month ever in NYC: Commissioner Bratton – New York Daily News (http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/january-safest-month-nyc-bratton-article-1.2515634)
- Subway riders beg the Guardian Angels to protect them again –New York Post (http://nypost.com/2016/02/01/subway-riders-beg-the-guardian-angels-to-protect-them-again/)
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