The latest data from police show that illegal gun recoveries have reached a new low.
Kelly said "Bronx Tale" actor Lillo Brancato's early release sent the wrong message to law enforcement.
The commissioner said the nearly 10 percent rise in shootings was the reality of crime in the city.
Commander Jeffrey Schiff is now tweeting from the 106th Precinct in Queens.
The program started by Raymond Kelly doesn't help prevent terror attacks, critics say.
Vowing to mend police and community relations, Bratton took over as the 42nd commissioner of the NYPD.
Valerie Salembier's "charity" is not registered with the state or the Internal Revenue Service.
Kelly, who is being replaced by Bill Bratton, has signed on to work with the Greater Talent Network.
A 22-year-old man was attacked on Flushing Avenue, NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said.
The incoming police commissioner will have to grapple with an uptick in major crime categories.
Bill Bratton, who helped the city see record crime drops in the 1990s, will replace Raymond Kelly.
The outgoing NYPD commissioner has increased his security request from 6 to 10 officers, sources said.
An alternative to SantaCon, SantaCon Detour appeals to an older, more sedate crowd.
The mayor-elect wouldn't say which candidate has the lead for the NYPD Commissioner's job.
The 121 Precinct is the first to open on Staten Island for more than 50 years.
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