The subways, now with submachine guns

By · Published in 2008

I introduced you in February to the plans to bring armed security personnel into the subway. Yesterday, SUBWAYblogger saw a few of the first armed teams dispatched as part of Operation Torch, and today, the Daily News writes about rider reaction the underground submachine guns. Makeda Mays-Green summed it up: “I just got off the subway on my way to work and there are cops with big rifles. It’s pretty intimidating.” [SUBWAYblogger, Daily News]

Categories : Asides, Subway Security

3 Responses to “The subways, now with submachine guns”

  1. Shooting says:

    Are there more testimonials around the site?


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