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on February 4, 2015 in World News

New Machine-Gun Armed NYPD Unit Lumps Protesters in with Terrorists

New Machine-Gun Armed NYPD Unit Lumps Protesters in with Terrorists: “Civil disobedience an attack on NYC Itself” The NYPD is reformulating its policing strategy, and creating a new unit In the wake of the Paris terror attacks abroad, and the protests over Eric Garner’s death by chokehold, the NYPD is reformulating its policing strategy, and creating a new unit, dubbed the Strategic Response Group, to deal with “special events” including both terrorism and protests. This additional unit will be a specially trained “strike force” to supplement the already established NYPD’s counterterorism program with 1,000 officers trained in heavy weapons tactics…. View Article

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