NYC ramps up security in preparation for 9/11 memorial ceremonies

Hochul says there will be an increased presence in the city with more resources deployed for the Port Authority and MTA .

News 12 Staff

Sep 11, 2021, 12:05 AM

Updated 946 days ago

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The city is ramping upsecurityat ground zero and throughout the area ahead of the ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Gov. Kathy Hochul says New York is ready and prepared for tomorrow saying, "If you mess with New York, there will be consequences."
Hochul says there will be an increased presence in the city with more resources deployed for the Port Authority and MTA .
Hochul met Friday with the Department of HomelandSecuritysecretary, Mayor Bill de Blasio and top members of the NYPD.
"I absolutely guarantee the safety of the city tomorrow," says NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea. "We have a very resilient and strong terrorism overlay, that is I'm not going to get into the numbers, overlaid with bomb detection."
Mayor de Blasio says there are no specific and credible threats against New York City at this time.


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