The handheld crime-fighting gear will give police access to more information in the field, they said.
Prosecution of gang activity at the Manhattanville and Grant Houses was overzealous, families say.
Kenneth Moreno wants to restore his reputation and recoup monetary damages, his lawyer said.
While many residents thought the takedown made streets safer, they worried there were too many arrests.
More than 100 people were charged with conspiracy to murder and weapons possession.
Shaun Martin was high on PCP when he plowed into Mohammed Akkas Ali, who later died, the DA said.
Sixty-two people from three gangs all pleaded guilty in the three-year investigation.
Robert Cartagena, 23, faces up to 25 years to life in prison for killing Harlem basketball star.
Andrey Ignatyev, 51, will face up to 25 years in prison at sentencing in Manhattan Criminal Court.
Lataya Carter, 28, was found guilty of driving drunk and crashing into two workers, officials said.
Michael Kenny, 44, stabbed his wife in March 2011 in the Midtown hair salon where she was working.
Phivos Istavrioglou, 29, was busted for stealing a Dali painting worth $150,00 from an UES gallery.
Rafael Thomas is charged with stealing about $96,000 over a 13-month period at the high-end sushi spot.
Officer Isaias Alicea, 28, illegally arrested two men in the Manhattanville Houses, prosecutors said.
Melvin Kelly, 55, was charged with murder in the death of 32-year-old Isabelle Joye.
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