Commissioner William Bratton + Rikki Klieman

Former Police Commissioner for the City of New York; CBS News Legal Analyst

Commissioner William Bratton and Rikki Klieman

William Bratton was appointed the 42nd Police Commissioner of New York City by Mayor Bill de Blasio. This was the second time he has held the position. As Police Commissioner in the 1990s, he established a reputation as a crime-fighting innovator and led the development of CompStat, the command accountability system used by police departments nationwide. An attorney, author, and public speaker, Rikki Klieman has been an advocate for women’s issues and empowerment for decades. She has served on various boards and has received public service awards for her work to end violence and create a safe haven for women and children.

“I swear never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”

— Elie Wiesel