Stop And Frisk

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Touts Bratton’s Contribution To OPD As He Returns To NY Commissioner Role

Changes at the Oakland Police Department recommended by New York Police Commissioner William Bratton have dramatically reduced crime in the city, city officials said.

Praise for the positive impact of a re-organization that put more investigative resources at the disposal of local police captains came after officials in New York City announced Bratton would once again lead the department there.

12/05/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Bratton Begins Work In Oakland, Says Crime Problem ‘Winnable’

Police expert William Bratton said Wednesday that he thinks fighting Oakland’s crime problem is “a very winnable situation.”

03/06/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Council Weighs Hiring Bratton, Anti-Crime Measures

The Oakland City Council heard public comment Tuesday night on four crime-fighting proposals that proponents say will help Oakland reduce its high crime rate.

01/23/2013

Attendees wait their turn to speak inside Oakland City Council chambers, January 15, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Plan To Hire Police Consultant Under Fire Over ‘Stop And Frisk’

Emotions ran high at Oakland City Hall on Tuesday night as dozens of people spoke out against a controversial plan to bring a former Los Angeles and New York police chief in to advise Oakland’s Police Department.

01/16/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Crime Fighting Consultant Defends ‘Stop-And-Frisk’

In an interview with CBS 5, William Bratton talked about his crime fighting strategy and his support of the practice called “stop-and-frisk.”

01/14/2013

San Francisco Police at the scene of a Visitacion Valley shooting on July 30, 2012. (CBS)

San Francisco Mayor Worried By City’s Rising Homicide Rate

The number of homicides in San Francisco this year has outpaced 2011, a problem San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said requires a comprehensive solution.

12/20/2012

Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Lee Ditches ‘Stop And Frisk’ Proposal

San Francisco’s mayor has abandoned a police stop and frisk proposal designed to get weapons off the streets.

08/07/2012

Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

SF Mayor Lee Pushes ‘Stop-And-Frisk’ Policy After Colorado Shooting

San Francisco mayor Ed Lee said the Colorado theater shootings have made him more committed to implementing a police stop and frisk policy aimed at getting weapons off the streets.

07/24/2012

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Lee Clarifies Stop-And-Frisk Stance As Supes Join Protest

Mayor Ed Lee said in a statement Tuesday that he is not considering a policy that will violate anyone’s constitutional rights and result in racial profiling, but he is “willing to move forward with bold ideas that get to results.”

07/17/2012

police arrest, handcuffs, generic, crime

San Francisco Supervisors Want Mayor To Nix Stop-And-Frisk Plan

A majority of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have called for Mayor Ed Lee to abandon any thought of implementing a stop-and-frisk policy.

07/11/2012

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