Tight security planned for New Years Eve event at Times Square

December 30, 2011 at 5:05 am in Grand Forks Herald

Less than two weeks after graduating from the New York City police academy, more than 1,500 rookie officers have a daunting first assignment: helping to protect Times Square on New Year’s Eve. The deployment is just one of an array of security measures many visible, many not that the New York Police Department rolls out each year for the event that turns the “Crossroads of the World” into a massive street party that stretches 17 blocks through the heart of Manhattan. Continue Reading