Police Commissioner William Bratton has made two new assignments in the police department.
Assistant Chief Kevin Ward will be Bratton's new chief of staff.
Ward has spent three decades with the department, commanded two Manhattan precincts, and has served in the organized crime and internal affairs bureaus, among others.
In addition, Assistant Chief Thomas Chan will be the new chief of transportation.
Chan has also spent more than three decades in the department.
He's served as executive officer for two patrol boroughs and two precincts.