Counterterrorism

NYPD: Times Square Will Be 'Safest Place In The World' On New Year's EvePolice Commissioner Bill Bratton said there will be around 6,000 officers stationed in Times Square on New Years Eve, with hundreds officers equipped with counterterrorism training.
Westchester Steps Up Anti-Terrorism Patrols With Randomized Sweeps In the wake of the San Bernardino shootings, local law enforcement in Westchester County are stepping up their security.
Bratton Says He Has 'No Concerns' About Safety Of Thanksgiving Day ParadeBratton said on Wednesday thousands of officers would be on hand to patrol the parade route in Manhattan.
NYPD Steps Up Presence As New Yorkers Express Sadness Over Deadly Paris AttacksOn both sides of the street near the French Consulate, an outpouring of grief can be seen as dozens of flowers, candles and long hand written notes were places on the ground.
NYPD: Threat Of Terrorists With Drones Is A Growing ConcernTop NYPD counterterrorism officials have warned that a possible new tool for terrorists could have a chilling effect on New York City.
Massive NYPD Response Day After Brooklyn Bridge White Flag IncidentA 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.
NYPD: Threat Of Terrorism Remains A Serious ConcernThe NYPD gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry about at a security briefing in Lower Manhattan recently.
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.
NYPD Going All Out To Prevent Terror AttacksNYPD 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.
Seen At 11: NYC's Ring Of Protection -- Tools In The Fight Against Dirty BombsWalk around the city, or drive around the suburbs, and there’s a good chance that a dirty bomb detector will check you out.
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.
Heavy Smoke From NYC High-Rise Roof Causes Brief Scare On Eve Of 9/11 AnniversaryNo injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.

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