But under his watch and innovative crime fighting procedures, the crime rate in the city dropped dramatically.
After his stint as New York’s top cop, Bratton headed west to become police chief of Los Angeles , a job he held for seven years. Since returning to private life, he’s been serving as a consultant with his own firm, The Bratton Group. Currently he’s sharing his expertise with the Detroit and Oakland police departments.
But his heart is still policing, and reports have surfaced recently that he’d like his old job back…or even take over as head of London’s police force.