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New York’s City Council also recently proposed sweeping reforms to reshape and increase accountability at the NYPD, including shifting final disciplinary authority away from the commissioner.

Stebbins said she first told commissioners about the missing money in January 2020.

Nearly a dozen Somali- and Oromo-speaking residents from San Diego called into a recent state redistricting commission meeting to ask commissioners for additional translation measures to ensure that they can participate in the process.

Among the proposed changes, the police commissioner would be stripped of final say over disciplining officers.

For seven months during that stretch, he was acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

A peacemaker is also exactly how Police Commissioner William Bratton sees himself.

Vice President Joe Biden spoke, followed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, then Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton.

“Assassinated,” in the words of New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

Both Mayor De Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton rushed to the hospital.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reported that 3,419 others are known to have died at sea in 2014, so far.

The Assistant Commissioner, hand pressed to brow, began to study a document which lay before him.

"Certainly—certainly," said the Assistant Commissioner, waving one large hand in the direction of a bookshelf.

"Certainly—certainly," murmured the Assistant Commissioner, glancing up absently.

He adjusted his neat tie, replaced the mirror, knocked at the door and entered the room of the Assistant Commissioner.

Kerry, who quarrelled with everybody except the Assistant Commissioner, had only found one cause of quarrel with Mary.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commissioner, such as: administrator, magistrate, and government official.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.