radiation detectors

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

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Sources: Ramped-Up Security In NYC Will Last Through The Week

Vehicle checkpoints set up after what authorities described as a specific, credible but unconfirmed threat will remain in place.

09/12/2011

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Security In New York City Intense On 9/11 Anniversary

Fortress New York. That’s what it seems like out on the streets of the city on the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack on America.

09/11/2011

Times Square

Sources: Authorities Concerned About Possible Dirty Bomb, Times Square Strike

The crossroads of the world came to a grinding halt at various times Friday because for police Times Square has become the ground zero of the latest terror threat.

09/09/2011