NYPD to Deploy 5,000 Officers on Election Day

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Over 5,000 NYPD police officers will be protecting New York City tomorrow on Election Day, 2016 in a massive show of force.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Davis Beach outlined some of the security measures that New Yorkers may observe. Community members can expect to see officers at all polling location throughout the five boroughs and a large contingent of NYPD’s Critical Response Command, Strategic Response Group and the elite Emergency Service Unit – all heavily armed and prepared to respond to any type of situation. These elite officers will be at locations throughout the City.

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be spending Election night in Manhattan. Clinton will hold her event for supporters at the Jacob Javits Center with an after-party at the Peninsula Hotel. Trump and his supporters will be at the NY Hilton Hotel in Midtown. The NYPD will be closing streets around these locations tomorrow.

Street Closures for November 7, 2016 and November 8, 2016
Tentative and Subject to Change

Jacob Javits Center
• Starting at 10 am, Monday, Nov 7, 2016
Limited access to 11th Avenue, between W 40th Street – W 34th Street
Limited access W 34th Street, between West Side Highway – 10th Avenue
• Starting at 6 pm, Monday, Nov 7th, 2016 thru Wednesday, Nov 9th, 2016
Full Street Closure West 34th Street, between West Side Highway – 11th Avenue
Full Street Closure: 11th Avenue, between West 34th Street – West 40th Street

Hilton Hotel
• Starting at 3pm – 5 pm, Tuesday, November 8th
Full Street Closure: West 53rd Street & West 54th Street – 6th to 7th Avenue

Peninsula Hotel
• Tuesday, November 8th
Full Street Closure: W 55th St from 5th -6th Ave

Trump Tower
• Starting at 6 am, Tuesday, November 8th
East 56th Street, from 5th Avenue to Madison Avenue

Truck Restrictions (6 am implementation)
• 5th Avenue – 54-59 Streets (Trump Towers and Peninsula Hotel)
• 57th Street- Madison to 6th Avenue
• 6th Avenue – 42- 54 Streets (Hilton Hotel)