We were wondering why LAPD Chief Bill Bratton came all the way to New York to speak up for Manhattan D.A. candidate Richard Aborn the other day. We knew he was an Aborn supporter, but didn’t he have business at home to attend? Now it appears the former NYPD Commish will be spending more time here. He’s resigning from the Los Angeles force and taking a job with private security firm Altegrity, heading up a new unit of the Virginia-based company, Altegrity Security Consulting (ASC), here in New York.
Bratton is said to have been lured by Altegrity chief Michael Cherkasky, whom Bratton met while at the NYPD, and who gave him some work before he took the Los Angeles job.