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Counterterrorism

Members of the NYPD's elite Hercules Unit stand guard against terror threats at Wall Street (credit: Timothy Clary/Getty Images)

NYPD: Threat Of Terrorism Remains A Serious Concern

The NYPD gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry about at a security briefing in Lower Manhattan recently.

12/28/2013

Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefs Up Security Amid Online Terror ‘Chatter’

Police in New York City have beefed up security at iconic locations like the Empire State Building and World Trade Center amid online “chatter” about terror threats.

08/05/2013

NYPD Counterterrorism Helicopter

NYPD Going All Out To Prevent Terror Attacks

NYPD officers have been exercising vigilance on land, sea and air, as the city works to detect and prevent terror attacks like the one in Boston.

04/16/2013

The NYPD and other local law enforcement agencies use radiation detectors as a preemptive measure to keep a dirty bomb out of the area. (Photo: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: NYC’s Ring Of Protection — Tools In The Fight Against Dirty Bombs

Walk around the city, or drive around the suburbs, and there’s a good chance that a dirty bomb detector will check you out.

02/05/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file/credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Top Counterterrorism Adviser Praises NYPD

John Brennan said the agency had struck an appropriate balance between keeping people safe and protecting their rights.

04/20/2012

Heavy smoke pours from the roof of 11 Madison Ave. on September 10, 2011.

Heavy Smoke From NYC High-Rise Roof Causes Brief Scare On Eve Of 9/11 Anniversary

No injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.

09/10/2011

Increased police presence in NYC (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Maintains Heightened Security Following Hotel Attack In Afghanistan

Police spokesman Paul Browne said the move wasn’t prompted by a specific threat in the city, but the nation’s biggest police department is taking no chances as it learns more about the attack on Kabul’s Inter-Continental Hotel, which is frequented by foreigners.

06/29/2011

Rail riders at the NJ Transit station - Trenton, NJ - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Transit Working With FBI, TSA To Increase Counterterrorism Efforts

The effort includes developing a new intelligence unit with the FBI and working with detectives from the federal Transportation Security Administration.

06/28/2011

Generic NYPD Image (credit: AP)

Report: NYPD Cop To Join Homeland Security Committee

The 53-year-old NYPD inspector currently heads the department’s Intelligence Operations and Analysis Section.

01/07/2011

(AP Photo/APTN)

President Obama: ‘Time To Turn The Page On Iraq’

President Barack Obama on Tuesday ended the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, telling millions who were divided over the war in his country and around the world: “It is time to turn the page.”

08/31/2010