Eastern Parkway will be filled with hundreds of thousands of revelers instead of traffic as the West Indian American Day Parade kicks off on Labor Day, and that means heightened security.

Over the years, the parade has been plagued by violence, although many residents say that has decreased in recent years. The NYPD plans to keep that downward trend going.

Police Commissioner William...

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