New York Police Department's top counterterrorism official will
be nominated to a post in the Department of Homeland Security, The
Associated Press reported.
Libutti, who has headed the NYPD counterterrorism bureau for 14
months, will be nominated for the post of undersecretary for information
analysis and infrastructure protection at the department.
will be responsible for analyzing intelligence from agencies such
as the CIA and FBI and distributing information on infrastructure
protection to local, state and federal agencies and the private
is expected to be nominated and sworn into office within two months,
officials said. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said Libutti would continue
in his current role until his appointment.
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