One of the officers was also charged with falsifying paperwork to allegedly cover up the assault.
The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.
A revised version of the bill is expected to focus on public safety rather than privacy.
“I did it for the people who come back from war and get abused by these cameras."
At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.