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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

NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and NYPD Counterterrorism Commissioner Richard Daddario announced on Sept. 26, 2010 in Times Square that New York City would receive an $18.5 million Homeland Security grant to protect against "dirty bombs." (Photo Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYC Awarded $18.5M Homeland Security Grant

New York City is receiving a multimillion dollar Homeland Security grant to protect the metropolitan area from “dirty bombs” – crudely constructed nuclear explosive devices.

09/26/2010