In 2001 Chief James P. Hall served as Commanding Officer of the 71st Precincts.
2001 is the year the Mesira of “the box” was orchestrated by the informer Chanina Sperlin. Arrest were only made as a result of political pressure from Chanina Sperlin and the corrupt Crown Heights Jewish Community Council, Inc.
You can read more about this here: CHJCC and Chanina Sperlin Misrepresents the Community To Have Jews Locked Up
Then commanding officer James P. Hall participated in this vicious Mesira.