stop-and-frisk

What's in Store for Oakland With 'Supercop' William Bratton on the Beat?

The city is struggling with violent crime and police scandal. But is Bratton’s reputation for cleaning up both things earned, or just saber-rattling and good PR.

Where Do You Draw the Line Between Privacy and Public Safety? [Reader Forum]

Readers sound off on the policing of people of color everywhere, from the streets to between the sheets.

Oakland Hires Former LAPD Chief Who Says Cities Without 'Stop-and-Frisk' Are Doomed

Bratton also served as the New York City Police Commissioner and Boston Police Commissioner.