What-s LAPD Chief Bratton Trying to Prove?

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A New York writer says there-s more at stake for Police Chief William Bratton than stopping gangs in Los Angeles. If Bratton-s personal strategies can produce results here, it will help demonstrate that he was responsible for reducing crime when he headed New York-s police force. Bratton, who inaugurated new information-sharing techniques for fighting crime and insuring accountability, has declared all-out war on the criminal gangs that he blames for more indiscriminate killings than the Mafia. Heather MacDonald of the conservative Manhattan Institute and author of the upcoming Are Cops Racist? How the War Against the Police Harms Black Americans, offers a New York perspective on LA-s new chief of police.
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