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NYPD readies for early voting, with ‘hundreds’ at alert for potential disturbances

Oct 20, 2020 - New York Daily News

The NYPD will have hundreds of officers at the ready in case there are any disturbances during early voting in the presidential election and afterwards, police brass said Tuesday.

“It is no secret that this election is more contentious [than] in years past,” NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said at a press conference. “For that reason ... our plan also includes the ability to respond to any type of incident that may occur.”

He said police will be at all 1,201 pollin...