” Quality-of-life policing is based on probable cause – an officer has witnessed a crime personally or has a witness to the crime. “


” If there’s one crime for which there has to be a certainty of punishment, it is gun violence. “


” No place is unpoliceable, no crime is immune to better enforcement efforts. “


” Policing has to be done compassionately and consistently. You cannot police differently in Harlem than you’re policing downtown. The same laws must apply. The same procedures must be employed. Certain areas at certain times may have more significant crime and require more police presence or more assertiveness, but it has to be balanced. “


” We all have a fundamental right to live free from fear, free from crime, and free from disorder – but while we share that right, we also share the duty to secure it. “



All 5 William Bratton Quotes about Crime in picture


Quality-of-life policing is based on probable cause - an officer has witnessed a crime personally or has a witness to the crime.
If there


No place is unpoliceable, no crime is immune to better enforcement efforts.
Policing has to be done compassionately and consistently. You cannot police differently in Harlem than you
We all have a fundamental right to live free from fear, free from crime, and free from disorder - but while we share that right, we also share the duty to secure it.
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