Take Two for January 25, 2013

Former LAPD Chief Bill Bratton tapped to help Oakland reduce crime rate

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Former LAPD Chief William Bratton is credited with setting the first substantive department reforms in motion during his seven-year tenure.

The Oakland city council has hired Bill Bratton to develop a plan to bring down the city's violent crime rate. Bratton has led police departments in Los Angeles, New York and Boston.

Despite his credentials, some Oakland residents question whether he is the man for the job. Bratton joins the show to talk about his new gig and what he's planning to do for Oakland. 


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