Transcript for James O'Neill to Replace NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton
In September commissioner Bratton will retire from the NYPD. And we have found the perfect person to succeed him in chief Jimmy O'Neill. And I congratulate you chief O'Neill. On this very important day for the city. Jimmy is one of the best prepared incoming police commissioners this city has ever seen we will never forget. Or fail. To honor the achievements of Bill Bratton I want to introduce to you the next police commissioner for the city of New York. Jimmy O'Neill. Never in my life come and on this job in 1983. I think I'd be stand at the podium talking covered what is next police commissioner. You know many might think that being named the next police commissioner would be the culmination career of an old transit cop like me. Sometimes I do feel. But I can tell you that I see this as an invitation to continue unique chance for us to advance. And see through to fruition all of the great work we put in motion over the past 31 months and commissioner Brent thank you for that.
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