NY faces unprecedented security challenge with pope, UN: police

A partially completed mural of Pope Francis is seen on the wall of a high-rise building in New York on August 28, 2015New York officials said Monday that they will face an unprecedented challenge later this month when Pope Francis addresses some 170 world leaders in town for the UN General Assembly. “We believe that this event is going to be the largest security challenge that the (police) department and the city has ever faced,” New York police chief Bill Bratton said at a press conference outside police headquarters Monday.

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