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Top British police job interests US 'supercop'

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The police chief credited with slashing crime in New York and Los Angeles would be willing to take charge of London's Metropolitan force, the Times reported Wednesday. 

The British government is reported to be keen on bringing “supercop” Bill Bratton to the capital on the back of his success in dealing with gang crime and he is widely tipped to take the country's top policing job.

“I've had the privilege of leading the two police departments in the US that have that international impact and that is something that is part of my interest in the Met, the impact of things you do in that department reverberates well beyond the immediate area of responsibility,” he said in comments reported by the Times.

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