January 03, 2020

NYC Readies More Cops as Security Tightened Across U.S. on Iran

Featuring Kaleigh Thomas

Source: Bloomberg

Journalists Ari Natter, Michaela Ross, Henry Goldman

Police with assault rifles and even bag checks could become more common as officials from New York to California ramp up security in the face of Iranian threats of revenge for the U.S. killing of one of their most powerful generals.

“You will see a lot of officers deployed with ability to move very quickly,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters at a news conference. “There’s no way to predict what happens next.”

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Authors

  • Kaleigh Thomas

    Research Associate, Middle East Security Program

    Kaleigh Thomas is the Research Associate for the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, she served as a program coordinato...