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After Paris, NYPD Expanding "Active Shooter" Training

Bratton: "We do remain, because of who we are and what we are in this city, the No. 1 terrorist target in the world"
In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, New York's Police Department is quietly expanding training for what it sees as the latest terror threat - teams of "active shooters" who arm themselves with high-powered rifles and open fire.

Tensions Mount Further Between de Blasio, Police Union

PBA head Patrick Lynch accused de Blasio of throwing police officers "under the bus."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing battle with the city's police union leaders.
 
He dismissed their ability to speak for their rank-and-file members during an appearance Tuesday on the daytime talk show "The View."

Morning Brief: October 20

An Opera Opening with Protection

The controversial opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” will open tonight at the Metropolitan Opera after months of protests and threats. The opera is about the 1985 hijacking of a passenger liner and some, including the daughters of deceased real-life subject Leon Klinghoffer—claim it’s anti-semitic. The Post reports that the NYPD—both in uniform and plainclothes—will have a heavy presence at Lincoln Center to keep things running smoothly.

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