Ex-top cop Bill Bratton: Passionate hatred of police and policing is over the line

There is no replacement for careful and professional recruitment and selection of police personnel. Police officers must be held to the highest standards. As Robert Peel has written: “The police are…

Ex-top cop Bratton: Defund the police? We’re at the center of the storm, doing the jobs no one else wants

Like Black Lives Matter, Defund the Police is a political hashtag that means different things to different people. Some want to abolish the police altogether; others want to take money…