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Qaeda in the deadly aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks the NYPD has come out with guns blazing in a bold a move to beef up security in the hopes of preventing a similar crisis.
From happening here in the Big Apple and -- a lot of other stuff -- well.
Here with us right now a new York city police commissioner Ray Kelly.
Commissioner the big news is that we read.
2000 rookies 3000 rookies will now be given assault rifles.
Only give it to 400 a lead agents up until now and 2000 organized crime agency is any this stuff true.
I think some of it in that most of it is it.
What we're doing is training arm a police academy recruits is still in the academy -- -- with a heavy weapons of basically 1000014.
Rifles and not automatic and not machine guns there.
Semiautomatic and -- going to be assigned to -- just -- familiar relations and what we're going to do is train some specialized units.
More than armor -- service unit in the use of of heavy weapons to augment our emergency service officers we did it.
And several table tops and obviously the invention and Mumbai give us some cause for concern that in -- a protracted.
We'll have multiple simultaneous right tactical events.
That we we might run out of people sufficiently skilled.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And I got to know how to get them quickly and the new guys coming in -- -- -- coming into this -- -- captured my attention no Mumbai Mumbai.
On my watch police commissioner Ray Kelly says how can you can you say that we know when surrounded by water.
And this in many ways to get into this huge island with so many people.
On the I'm not certain I said that precisely but we're doing everything we reasonably can do to protect this -- were doing more than any any city that I'm aware of when you just look at this -- you'll see.
Radio cars you see him on on a regular basis we deploy -- -- weapon at officers.
Throughout the sitting -- just the tip of the iceberg we have very comprehensive intelligence gathering and analytical.
Capability that we put in place who worked closely with the federal -- -- Bombing in Pakistan bombing in Jordan bombing in Mumbai you send your guys out there to -- what they did -- what's new about this.
Well we're we're getting some fine green this information and details as to what happened we talked to -- the station operated the train station -- for.
Two hour with a spotless down days after -- attacked -- precisely what we're trying to learn from.
Obviously some errors that may have been made everything -- 220 and in hindsight.
So we're learning about how they checked the station have flown -- what they do.
This new sweep after the residents to vote this is -- -- -- -- civilian picks up I heard they did not cordon off the area as this went -- for sixty hours -- I heard -- -- -- terror chiefs leads into battle so.
That there of their of their greatest had a -- mine dead because he's leading the race.
And number -- the cops don't have Billy clubs out there how do you fight terror in India with Billy clubs.
Well I think he learned an awful lot now obviously -- Mumbai events.
They have other attacks there that it happened with great frequency unfortunately so.
That there's a lot to learn.
For more enforcement in general and -- what happened on what they watch television.
They had Internet -- -- people back at another location telling them what to do I wanna get your take on that all.
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