From Christopher Dickey, the author of "Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South" and "Securing the City," this site provides updates and footnotes on history, espionage, terrorism, fanaticism, policing and counterinsurgency linked to Dickey's columns for The Daily Beast and his other writings; also, occasional dialogues, diatribes, and contributions from friends.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
NYPD Blues: Bill Bratton vs. Ray Kelly
NYPD BLUES: Bill Bratton Vs. Ray Kelly
By Christopher Dickey
December 12th 20135:45 AM
The new commissioner of the NYPD will do many of the same things for which the old commissioner has been criticized. Politics change. Policing, not so much.