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.
Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Pat Lynch blasted the city's offer of no raises.
Maple died in 2001, after helping turn NY into one of the safest cities.
Housing Bureau Chief Joanne Jaffe has been tapped to run the NYPD's Community Affairs Bureau.
The Manhattan District Attorney's office and the NYPD say the investigation is ongoing.
The program started by Raymond Kelly doesn't help prevent terror attacks, critics say.
Commissioner Kelly presented the gun of officer James McNaughton to Frank Dello Iacono on Monday.
The incoming police commissioner will have to grapple with an uptick in major crime categories.
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