NYPD’s top cop Bill Bratton joins Twitter

Top cop Bill Bratton is now on Twitter at @CommissBratton. Credit: DCPI
Top cop Bill Bratton is now on Twitter at @CommissBratton.
Credit: DCPI

The city’s top cop is now on Twitter.

New NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton sent his first tweet from @CommissBratton on Thursday, embracing social media in a way former top cop Ray Kelly never did.

“Enjoyed addressing command staff at #Compstat this a.m. We invented it in ’94, glad to see how far it has come,” the commissioner tweeted along with a picture of himself at a Compstat meeting Thursday morning.

The unverified account is followed by the NYPD’s official Twitter account.

Bratton said in his second tweet that he was looking forward to collaborating with Mayor Bill de Blasio and “all New Yorkers.”

“Follow me here…Great to be on Twitter. Should be the start of a beautiful relationship,” he tweeted.

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