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New Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says NYC will receive more anti-terror funding than previously allocated. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: DHS May Reverse Course, Increase NYC Anti-Terror Funding

President Barack Obama’s words on his nightmare scenario — nuclear weapons going off in Manhattan — have become a dream come true for the NYPD.

04/02/2014

Airport Security (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Warns Of New Terror Chatter About Explosives In Shoes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was warning airlines Wednesday to be aware of new chatter about explosives placed in shoes.

02/19/2014

A look at the scoreboards at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880 on Jan. 28, 2014. The stadium will play host to Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

All-Out Security Blitz Under Way Ahead Of Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl security preparations have gotten a thumbs up from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

01/29/2014

IED Awareness Demonstration

Demonstrations Teach First Responders About Dangers Of IEDs

A series of explosions brought dozens of police officers and firefighters to a stone quarry in Putnam County Tuesday, but it wasn’t a crime scene.

08/20/2013

Law enforcement agencies and volunteers take part in an active shooter drill at Liberty Middle School in West Orange, NJ on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Law Enforcement Agencies, Volunteers Take Part In NJ ‘Active Shooter’ Drill

The drill at Liberty Middle School is designed to test the response of a dozen law enforcement agencies to a situation similar to last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

08/20/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. (file/credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Kelly: People In ‘Minority Communities’ Are ‘Losers’ If Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Holds

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows to again defend the controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

08/18/2013

Damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Feds Investigating Some Seaside Heights Sandy Reimbursement Claims

Borough Administrator John Camera says investigators are trying to verify the legitimacy of several claims, including payments to reimburse the owners of an Army-Navy and vehicles Seaside Heights leased to replace ones wrecked by flood waters.

08/12/2013

Suffolk County Major Emergency Response Vehicle. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Armed With Vehicle ‘Perfectly Suited’ To Handle Mass Casualty Events

The massive, 42-foot bus-like vehicle has enough room to treat 24 patients and then transport them in the event of a mass casualty event.

08/07/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Kelly Mum On Whether He’s Interested In Homeland Security Post

President Barack Obama seems to have NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly on the short list of candidates to replace U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, but if Kelly is interested, he is keeping mum.

07/27/2013

Seal of the Department of Homeland Security

Case Against Brooklyn Man Accused Of Having Child Porn Beginning To Collapse

A search warrant snafu could mean the case against a Brooklyn man charged with possessing child pornography could be dismissed. And it’s not the first time the agent who led the search has lost a challenge in court.

07/23/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Obama Says Ray Kelly ‘Well-Qualified’ For Homeland Security Post

Kelly has been floated as a possible replacement for outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano who is leaving to take over the University of California’s 10-campus system.

07/17/2013

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly answers questions following graduation ceremony at Barclays Center, July 2, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Schumer: ‘There Is No Doubt Ray Kelly Would Be A Great DHS Secretary’

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s experience with fighting terrorism has been cited as the reason why two lawmakers want him to take over as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

07/13/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik was sentenced to 48 months in prison for tax fraud, lying to the White House and other felonies. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Former NYPD Comissioner Bernard Kerik Released From Prison

Kerik pleaded guilty in late 2009 to charges that included tax fraud, making a false statement on a loan application and lying to the White House while he was being vetted to lead the cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security in 2004.

05/28/2013

New York City Skyline (file / credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

NYC Airflow Study This Summer To Look At Spread Of Contaminants

The goal is to better understand the risks posted by airborne contaminants, such as chemical, biological, and radiological weapons both above ground and in the subway system.

04/24/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Ray Kelly Talks Lessons Of Boston Marathon Bombings

As we mark the one week anniversary of the deadly bombing of the Boston Marathon, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is speaking out about how our city can learn from what happened up there.

04/22/2013

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