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De Blasio announces Bratton as next NYPD Police Commissioner at the Red Hook Community Justice Center

Stating that the Red Hook Community Justice Center "epitomizes" the way to fight crime along with the community, Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio announced Bill Bratton as the city's next police commissioner. By holding the announcement as the Justice Center, de Blasio emphasized that "we can fight crime and bring police and community together." Mr. Bratton stated that, as police commissioner he will bring "legitimacy and trust" to the NYPD", and "if we get it right here, we can be a beacon of light for the rest of the world."

You can see the full press conference here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/06/nyregion/william-bratton-new-york-city-police-commissioner.html?ref=nyregion&_r=0


Jessica Colon
Deputy Project Director
 

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