Police will issue tickets rather than arrest most people caught with 25 grams or less of marijuana.
A principal made a controversial remark, the NYPD named its No. 2 and a beloved diner owner died.
Benjamin Tucker was selected for the job after Philip Banks III stepped down.
Tucker, the NYPD's deputy commissioner of training, once served in the Obama administration.
Chief Philip Banks III rejected the first deputy commissioner role.
Days after NYPD Chief Philip Banks resigned, de Blasio and Bratton insisted they're on the same page.
Chief Philip Banks III, who was slated to become the No. 2 in the NYPD, resigned Friday, sources said.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said the media's coverage of Gaza has led to an increase in hate crimes.
More than 50 officers in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn will voluntarily wear the cameras.
Though the number of NYC shootings is up, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said crime is down overall.
Anthony Planakis, 52, retired after 20 years corralling hornets and honeybees for the NYPD.
In the wake of Eric Garner's death, relatives were set to meet with the NYPD Inspector General.
NYPD union bosses also said that Mayor Bill de Blasio has not done enough to support officers.
There will be more than 300 officers reassigned to precincts with the most shootings.
A driver followed another car into a security checkpoint before hitting a barricade, police said.
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