Capt. Elliot Colon was recently appointed head of the 76th Precinct, the fifth officer in five years.
Police have received complaints about ATV riders and dirt bikers disturbing the waterfront neighborhood.
A rivalry between residents of Red Hook and Gowanus housing projects led to the violence, cops said.
Capt. Justin Lenz will be assigned to the 76th Precinct as of midnight on Wednesday, cops confirmed.
The precinct has faced a number of iPhone thefts and robberies involving juveniles, officials say.
Police caught the individuals attempting to strike a Court Street shop, officials say.
Members of the court, ages 14 to 18, hear cases involving fellow teenagers accused of minor offenses.
Nearly 30 officers were assaulted in the 76th Precinct last year, police say.
Capt. Jeffrey Schiff of the 76th Precinct had been warning residents about recently released convicts.
The controversial tactic raised concerns about released convicts not being allowed back into society.
As cops disrupted drug activity last month, gangs sought other sources of illegal income, police say.
Another purse was lifted at Trader Joe's on Court Street, but the store still refuses to install cameras.
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