NYPD ramps security ahead of 9/11 anniversary

There are no particular threats from any major terrorist organization, but the NYPD is taking security very seriously


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NEW YORK — Tuesday marks the eleventh anniversary of the September 11th attacks, and even though there is already visible heightened security throughout New York City, authorities are actually on the lookout for a different kind of threat.

There are no particular threats from any major terrorist organization, but the NYPD is taking security very seriously, particularly after new warnings about a possible lone wolf assault.

ABC News has obtained a law enforcement bulletin packed with the familiar warnings. But this year, there is no high alert. That's because there is less al-Qaida chatter, unlike last year, because the organization has less of a command structure holding it together.

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