NYPD commissioner wants 450 more cops to fight ISIS in the city

New York City police chief Bill Bratton has requested authorization to hire 450 more police officers in order to combat terrorism from the Islamic State.

We need to be very concerned about terrorism … The significantly increased threat from ISIS using social media to recruit people not only to go to Syria to fight, but encouraging people … to attack police, to attack government officials, to basically brainwash them under their screwed-up ideology. That threat has expanded significantly in the now 16 months I’ve been police commissioner.

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