United States crime
The lesson shows that no amount of police presence can stop a driver running down people. The only countermeasures are to remove cars and to potentially dangerous people from these situations.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Security experts said the incident Thursday in which a driver mowed down multiple people in Times Square is a learning lesson – not only for the NYPD, but for would-be terrorists as well.
As CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, Times Square security is something the NYPD trains for constantly and with great intensity. There is a special squad located there, and they have all the latest weapons and technology.
But the horrible incident Thursday, in which an 18-year-old woman visiting from Michigan was killed and 22 others were injured, will give the NYPD much to study.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
New York, New York, United States
United States (US) is estimated to have a population of 325.0 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.8% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 13.2 million.