Antiterror Drills Impress, Alarm, Amuse NYC

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For the last month, New York City has been practicing an anti-terror drill, says the New York Times: As many as 80 police cars quickly stream in out of nowhere, in neat rows, their lights and sirens going. The drills take place on blocks with restricted parking, and each car executes a fast back-in parking job against the curb. Sometimes they park perpendicular to the curb; sometimes at a slant. Scores of officers get out of the cars, and stand around for half an hour or so. Then they pile back into their cars and, again in . . .

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