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I -- Fox News poll shows Americans are still very concerned about terrorist attacks seven years after 9/11 today however.
We bin -- since then an achievement made successful by law enforcement aggressive government action and vigilant.
American citizens police commissioner ray Kelly has been instrumental in keeping New York City so.
And he joins me live this morning good morning to -- commissioner in the morning direction that we received.
Obviously your programs that have been in place have kept New York City and frankly American interests safe.
We all know that there have been many plots that have been stopped since 9/11 seven years ago cracked.
That's correct we've had six major plots against New York City since it.
And as a result of a government action.
They've they've been reported so so far so good.
Is it safe to say then that we are safer.
-- I think it's a question about it that we're safer.
Has done a good job obviously are things that.
Could be done better we we can do things better -- ourselves.
Here but that's it no doubt about it that was safer but we we can't let our guard down we have to remain.
Vigilant we know that the enemy Al Qaeda and Al Qaeda as surrogates who want to come here New -- number one target on the terrorists to target list as far as that the United States is concerned so we have two as saying remain vigilant than and we are.
And we just showed those poll results that the American public still considers terrorism.
High threat and yet there seems to be a little bit of complacency that has set in.
I guess that's what you battle commissioner because the more successful you aren't at deterring these plots.
This favorite people feel and then they tend to forget right.
That's absolutely correct and -- the question about it supposedly has become more complacent we understand that we can't afford to be complacent we being government and I don't think that that's the case I think guys government at every level love.
It is doing a a good job than in protecting our nation.
From terrorism -- no guarantees no question about it we don't know we don't know but.
We're doing an awful lot much more so of course -- Was done.
We -- a long way to go.
Missionary in 2001 but obviously you can work in New York at the time what does it change you.
Well I I I live about what I have away from the World Trade Center site of the story live on that day so.
It needs an awful lot of pain we have friends and neighbors.
That we lost -- that they obviously.
43 police officers 37 port authority police officer.
343 firefighters lost their lives.
Along with the you know.
In other people tell me it is it is a very solemn day today that.
You know it just reinforces the fact that there will never forget certainly not here and in New York okay.
It means a lot.
New Yorkers and quite frankly it doesn't get easier.
You'll see the emotion on the faces of the people -- names.
Today and it'll be the same store.
Last year in the years before.
No doubt right here -- police commissioner ray Kelly thank you sharing your thoughts this morning and if anyone ever thought your job was tough.
They especially think that today thanks for joining us good.
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