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List to replace Bratton whittled down

September 25, 2009 8:35:00 PM PDT
The list of candidates hoping to fill the shoes of Los Angeles Police Chief Bill Bratton has 24 names on it.According to the Los Angeles Times, 13 of those applicants are already with the department.

Bratton encouraged his deputy and assistant chiefs to apply, saying his replacement should come from within.

The city's personnel department will whittle the list to six. The civilian panel overseeing the LAPD will choose three.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is expected to make his choice by November.

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