03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Times Square Security Extra Tight For New Year's Eve

At Times Square, the revelers will be made to forgo backpacks, large bags and alcoholic beverages. Hundreds of city police officers will have devices affixed to their belts that can detect radiation or the crude makings of a dirty bomb. Machines with similar technology will be on trucks, police boats patrolling the East and Hudson Rivers and on helicopters, Mr. Browne said.