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NYPD: Security stepped up after Paris attack

January 7, 2015 Associated Press
NYPD commissioner William Bratton. AP file photo
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New York City police say they’ve stepped up security after an attack on a Paris newspaper killed 12.

The NYPD’s deputy commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism says the department has a detective stationed in Paris and is closely monitoring the situation. John Miller also says the NYPD is putting out a cadre of heavily-armed officers in highly visible locations.

Police Commissioner William Bratton said Wednesday there is no credible threat against New York.

The masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that had caricatured the Prophet Muhammad.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio called Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo to offer his condolences and to express New York City’s support for the people of Paris.

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