July 27-30, 2016
William (Bill) J. Bratton was sworn in as the 42nd Police Commissioner of the City of New York on January 1, 2014. During his nearly 50-year career in law enforcement, Commissioner Bratton has established an international reputation for re-engineering police departments and fighting crime. He has served as chief executive of the New York City Transit Police, the Boston Police Department, the Los Angeles Police Department, and the New York City Police Department (two terms). At each post, Commissioner Bratton revitalized morale, cut crime, and strengthened police-community relations.