The NYPD has negotiated with the attorneys for the German artists who claim to have swapped the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge, in order to get the American flags back, police sources told CBS 2.
For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.
A massive police presence surrounded the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday – even with counterterrorism officers walking the beat – a day after unidentified vandals breached the security of the iconic span to replace the American flags with white flags.
A Rockaway Park man, unafraid to get his hands dirty, has been collecting American flags that were thrown in the trash in order to give them the respectful disposal they deserve.
Most of the American flags are flying again over the graves of veterans at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa after a groundskeeper pulled them up last week.
Buzzelli was a Port Authority engineer who was in a stairwell on the 22nd floor of the north tower when it collapsed around him on 9/11.