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Palisades Center Mall, West Nyack, NY (file/credit: Palisades Center Mall)

Counter-Terrorism Teams To Patrol Malls, Train Stations In 3 NY Counties

New York State Police said Counter-Terrorism Action Teams will be conducting random checks Wednesday in Orange, Rockland and Sullivan Counties.

12/11/2013

Protestors in Zuccotti Park on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Report: FBI Counter-Terror Agents Investigated Occupy Wall Street

When the Occupy Wall Street movement was setting up shop in Zuccotti Park last year, the FBI was already using counter-terrorism agents to investigate it, according to a report.

12/25/2012

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First Look: New High-Tech NYPD Helicopter Takes The Fight To The Terrorists

The helicopter was funded with federal port security money, and part of its job is to confront the threat that terrorists might try to smuggle a nuclear device into New York City through its busy ports.

06/28/2012

Michael Bloomberg, Ray Kelly (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Weighs In On Ray Kelly’s NYPD Security Revelations

Mayor Michael Bloomberg confirmed Ray Kelly’s claims that the NYPD has the capability to take down a plane, but was not ready to say having that capability could have prevented the terrorist attacks on 9/11.

09/26/2011

Ring of Steel

Lower Manhattan ‘Ring Of Steel’ To Have 3,000 Cameras By 9/11/11

The so-called “ring of steel” is nearing completion in lower Manhattan. It’s a network of security measures intended to counter-terrorism and fight crime. CBS 2 got a rare look inside the nerve center on Friday.

07/29/2011

A New York City police officer is seen in the Times Square subway station during a heightened alert period after the Moscow subway bombing - New York, NY - Mar 29, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Go Inside The NYPD’s Counter-Terrorism Division

At a secret locaton in an industrial no-man’s land in Brooklyn is the nerve center for the NYPD’s war on terrorism.

09/08/2010