NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence & Counter-terrorism speaking at the 142nd CityLaw Breakfast on April 21, 2017. Image Credit: CityLaw
On Friday April 21, 2017, the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School held the 142nd CityLaw Breakfast. The event speaker was New York Police Department Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counter-terrorism John Miller. Commissioner Miller was welcomed by Anthony Crowell, President and Dean of New York Law School and introduced by Ross Sandler, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for New York City Law.
Commissioner Miller began by discussing his now infamous interview with Osama Bin Laden in 1998 as a senior correspondent for CBS News. Miller focused his discussion on the globalization of terrorism that has occurred since that interview. He remarked that while globalization has so many positive attributes, including connecting people and countries, it has also been a leading driver in the success of terrorism today. In response, the NYPD must now react to an attack in Paris the same way as an attack in New York City. This has lead to a liaison program that the NYPD has with major cities around the globe. (read more…)
Former NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton
Adapted from remarks given by former NYPD Commissioner Bratton at a CityLaw Breakfast on October 7, 2016.
I would like to talk to you about the practice of policing over the last fifty years, not only in this city, but this country. New York City can rightfully claim to be the safest large city in America and, I would argue, probably one of the safest large cities in the world. And it’s something that didn’t just happen. It took a lot of collaboration, a lot of partnership: private sector, public sector, government leadership, community leadership, police leadership. It was a collaborative effort and we continue to collaborate going forward. (read more…)
Former Commissioner William J. Bratton
On Friday October 7, 2016, the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School hosted the 137th CityLaw Breakfast. The event speaker was Former Commissioner of the NYPD, William J. Bratton. The event was specially sponsored by Tonio Burgos and Associates. (read more…)
Tweed Courthouse. Image credit: CityLaw
New York City has a long and rich history of scandal and corruption. Here are three examples from favorite books that visit past scandals in complete and revealing detail.