Posts Tagged ‘SWAT’

World Trade Center, One Day Before the 9/11 Tenth Anniversary

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Was just scoping out the scene at WTC around 4, when I came across this pose below. They fly combat planes and fight fires so this picture shouldn’t be a big deal but the last time this photographer saw one with an automatic weapon was in Washington Heights, Manhattan, about 25 years ago: A Secret Service agent, blonde, white and in her mid 30s, briefly flashed the submachine gun concealed under her long coat to another agent, male, white, with whom she was talking. A visiting Dominican dignitary was visiting near 169th Street and Broadway.

The next picture is a hoot.


We All Gonna’ Die And Most Departures Won’t Make the Evening News But RIP Michael Jackson

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Mom called me around 9 a.m. September 11, 2001, to tell me that a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center.

“Turn on the television,” she said.


Police/SWAT: An Ubiquitous Presence at the Democratic Convention

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Special Correspondent Jonathan Mena, armed with digital camera and video equipment, pursued the police as the they pursued protesters exercising their First Amendment Rights. This video blog is part of a major project that he’s working on.