LAPD Chief Congratulates and Thanks Department for Hard Work in 2007

January 2, 2008

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton today sent a personal "thank you" to all Department personnel for their extraordinary efforts to reduce crime and fear of crime in 2007.

"We believe the decline in homicides is amongst the highest of the top 10 major cities in America," said, Chief Bratton. "With continued decline seen in Part I Crimes it shows that Cops Count, and with solid political, community and police leadership cops can make a difference."

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