NYPD to beef up patrols for Ramadan

The NYPD held its pre-Ramadan conference as the city's Muslims prepare to celebrate their holiest of holidays.Officers explained security and safety to a roomful of

MANHATTAN - The NYPD held its pre-Ramadan conference as the city's Muslims prepare to celebrate their holiest of holidays.

Officers explained security and safety to a roomful of Muslim community leaders Tuesday. According to Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, extra patrols will be on hand to enforce a safe and peaceful holiday.

Ramadan is a month-long holiday. Muslims fast sun-up to sun-down in observation of Ramadan.

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