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Bratton’s Back: Even Progressives Need Police

Thanks to Bratton and Kelly, even self-styled 'progressive' mayors now understand that public safety is the precondition for all other urban innovations

Can Bratton Survive May Day?

On the day Los Angeles police in riot gear swung batons and fired foam-rubber bullets at peaceful demonstrators, working journalists and a small group of...

The Accounting Trick Behind Thirty Years of Scandal

Once upon a time, New York City’s Times Square was plagued with Three Card Monte dealers who made their living bilking unsuspecting tourists out of their five...

The NYPD Chief Who Did His Job Too Well

Rudy Giuliani knew right away that he wanted to hire William Bratton as police chief when the two first met in 1993. "When Giuliani was elected mayor, we had...

ONE GOOD APPLE

ICE IS FALLING FROM THE NEW YORK sky, but New York City police captain Thomas Lawrence looks as if he's been out in the sun too long. It's just past 7 on the...

Morning Must Reads: December 6

Nelson Mandela, 1918–2013: Remembering an Icon of Freedom [TIME] Interactive timeline of Mandela's life Bono Honors The Man Who Could Not Cry Morgan Freeman:...

His Kind of Town

In a one-party town like this one, all great conflicts are intramural. Republicans pose no threat to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as he enters the third year of...

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