New York State Police said Counter-Terrorism Action Teams will be conducting random checks Wednesday in Orange, Rockland and Sullivan Counties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At a secret locaton in an industrial no-man’s land in Brooklyn is the nerve center for the NYPD’s war on terrorism.