NYPD increases officers, security ahead of Macy's 4th of July Fireworks in New York City

7/4/2022 10:30:00 PM

NYPD increases officers, security ahead of Macy's 4th of July Fireworks in New York City

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NYPD increases officers, security ahead of Macy's 4th of July Fireworks in New York City

More than 500 new NYPD officers will hit the streets of New York City on the 4th of July after they graduated from the police academy last week.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Three million spectators are expected on Monday night when fireworks will light up the night sky over the East River and New York City.Alejandra Munoz from Norway has never seen the fireworks before in person or on TV, but she's prepared.

RELATED:Everything to know about the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks"I'm expecting to have good fun, share with family. Seeing how it is to celebrate a national day. In Norway it celebrates in a different way. So we're just looking forward to it," she said.

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Email NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Three million spectators are expected on Monday night when fireworks will light up the night sky over the East River and New York City.At least six people died and 24 were injured after a gunman opened fire in the Chicago suburb on Monday morning, according to reports.RIDGEFIELD PARK - Fourth of July Celebration, 7:30 a.powered by click here .

Alejandra Munoz from Norway has never seen the fireworks before in person or on TV, but she's prepared. RELATED: Everything to know about the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks "I'm expecting to have good fun, share with family. "We want to assure New Yorkers that there are no specific, credible threats to our July Fourth celebrations here in New York City and we plan to continue as scheduled," Sewell said. Seeing how it is to celebrate a national day. Vernon Street, 7:45 a. In Norway it celebrates in a different way." The NYPD said it would begin diverting traffic around 7 p. So we're just looking forward to it," she said..

Meanwhile for the NYPD, all eyes are on safety, this as deadly shooting took place Monday afternoon at a Fourth of July parade in a suburb outside of Chicago. ahead of the city's annual fireworks celebration.m. NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell issued a statement following the developments in Illinois: "We want to assure New Yorkers that there are no specific, credible threats to our July Fourth celebrations here in New York City - and we plan to continue as scheduled," she said. On the Manhattan side along the FDR Drive, the NYPD towed away all vehicles before 1:00 p. Koch bridge, the NYPD said.m. baby and youth parade beginning at Poplar Street and Euclid Avenue followed by 11:30 a. Long Island city is heavily fortified. Are you traveling to see the.

More than 500 new NYPD officers will hit the streets of New York City on the 4th of July after they graduating from the police academy. The increase in officers is just part of the safety measures planned by the NYPD.m. The police department says they'll be out in full force, on land, in the water, and in the sky to make sure everyone is safe. "Spectators can expect to see a large counterterrorism presence as they enter the many access points that will be set up in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens," said Chief Martine Materasso, NYPD Counterterrorism."We will be using sand trucks, police blocker vehicles, and concrete blockers to fortify the access points and prevent unauthorized vehicles from entering the area. fireworks.

" Police are also keeping a close eye on illegal fireworks. They say they've confiscated some and are determined to keep them off the streets. This year more than 48,000 shells will pop off from five barges between 23rd and 42nd Streets.m. About 1,900 shells and effects will be set per minute reaching heights of 1,000 feet. New York's signature pyrotechnic salute to America.

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