Protecting Trump in Manhattan a ‘big challenge’

Protecting US president elect Donald Trump at his Trump Tower home office in New York with around the clock security has been a “Big goal, its Irish American police commissioner James O’Neill has said.

The police chief told reporters at an Irish event last week that providing security to the incoming Republican president at his home and offices on Fifth Avenue near Central Park in Manhattan was costing money and taking resources from other regions of the city.

“It is a big challenge for the NYPD but again this is which we do all the time, he explained, Pointing to the Thanksgiving Day parade at Macy’s department store and the New Year’s Eve ceremony in Times Square as examples of large scale events the city must police.

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heavily congested area around Trump Tower under increased pressure.

A street running next to the house, 56th freeway, Has been closed to traffic since his victory on december 8th, Creating traffic jams and crowded footpaths during the busy Thanksgiving and xmas shopping period.

“There’s an excessive amount of traffic, Vehicular as well as walking, But working with the Secret Service I am sure that we will develop a very good long term solution on it, Mr O’Neill considered that.

Taoiseach at to gather

The commissioner was speaking at a large event of the Irish American community in the Irish consulate in New York attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Friday night. one Mr O’Neill’s predecessors, Ray kelly, who had previously been New York’s police chief from 2002 to 2013, Also visited.

associated with protecting Mr Trump and his family in Manhattan is estimated to be more than $1 million (940,000) day time, And he is set in order
to keep costing the city money after he moves to the White House after his inauguration on January 20th.

Mr Trump’s girlfriend Melania
and son Barron (10) Will
continue living in Trump Tower until the end of the school year and the US president elect has said he plans to spend part of his time living buy jerseys
there after he takes office.

Mr O’Neill came under pressure once taking over the high profile position. On his first day in the job in september, He had to deal with a bombing on a street in the Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan and two connected explosions in New jersey. really the only suspect, another Islamic extremist, Ahmad Khan Rahimi was captured within 72 hours after a shootout with police.

“new york is very safe, Said the NYPD manager. “I think that every once in a while there are going to be incidents but we have capacity to deal with them,

Asked what advice he would give a mostly unarmed police force such as the Garda Sochna when controling the spate of deadly gangland violence in Dublin, Mr O’Neill alleged: “What works for us in new york city [should be] we certainly have something called ‘precision policing’,

“We know that there are very few people active in the violence and crime in New York City, And we recognize them. And we put our resources to that end: Conducting long and short term inspections and taking them off the streets,