LAPD Chief Awarded as Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. What?!?!
In the past LAPD Chief William Bratton was rumored to be a top candidate to take over Scotland Yard. He denied that and he's still here serving Los Angeles today. However, today Her Majesty awarded him with the honorary title Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his work to promote cooperation between the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) police, both before and during his service with LAPD.Well, okay, then. He doesn't get to be a 007 (too old for that, anyway), but now he gets to be chief of LA police and take over new countries... or maybe not.
It was also announced today that Bratton was named as President of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, which represents 63 of the largest metropolitan law enforcement executives in the U.S. and Canada.