Bratton: NYPD preps as if Paris attacks could happen in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says his department is operating as though attacks like those in Paris could happen in New York City.

Bratton said Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that the NYPD is constantly working to thwart attacks in a city that remains among the world's top terror targets. The NYPD has beefed up security and staffing, including at the French consulate, France's mission to the United Nations and Times Square.

Bratton says the Paris attackers' use of suicide vests is of particular concern, and officers are trying to learn more about the capability and types of arms used in the vests. He says an NYPD team will head to Paris this week to bring back lessons that investigators can use in New York.