Charlotte Allen is a contributing editor of the City Journal. Her articles have also appeared in the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, and the New York Observer.
William J. Bratton is commissioner of the New York City Police Department. He has also served as chief of the New York City Transit Police and commissioner of the Boston Police Department, which he joined as a patrol officer in 1970.
Stanley Crouch is a columnist for the New York Daily News, a contributing editor of The New Republic, and a 1993 MacArthur Fellow. He is currently finishing a biography of jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Sid Frigand was press secretary for Mayor Abraham D. Beame, an assistant executive director of the Port Authority, and a reporter for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
George L. Kelling is a criminologist who teaches at Northeastern University and advises police departments around the country.
Heather Mac Donald is a contributing editor of the City Journal. Her articles have also appeared in the New York Times, The New Republic, Partisan Review, and The New Criterion.
Myron Magnet is the editor of the City Journal, beginning with the Autumn 1994 issue. He is the author of The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties’ Legacy to the Underclass and a former member of Fortune magazine’s board of editors.
Ross Sandier is a professor at New York Law School and director of its Center for New York City Law. He has also served as commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation and as an attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council.
David Schoenbrod is a professor at New York Law School, a former attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the author of Power Without Responsibility: How Congress Abuses the Public Through Delegation (Yale University Press).
Roger Starr is a contributing editor of the City Journal and a former member of the New York Times editorial board. He has also served as New York City’s housing and development administrator.
William J. Stern was chairman and president of the New York State Urban Development Corporation from 1983 to 1985. Today he is a private investor.
Kathleen Sylvester is vice president for domestic policy of the Democratic Leadership Council.
Steve Weeks is a writer whose articles have appeared in the New York Times and Spy.