NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -The NYPD has been warned about possible terror attacks by the Islamic State, or ISIS, after a new video surfaced.
The video was posted online and encourages its followers to attack police in Canada, Great Britain, France and the U.S. It specifically mentions civilians, police and military.
The NYPD is taking the threat seriously. A bulletin tells New York City police to watch approaching people, particularly their hands.
However, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security issued a statement that authorities "have no specific, credible intelligence of an attack of the kind in Paris last week being planned by terrorist organizations in this country."
But, the reasons for these measures should be self-evident to the public: the recent attacks in Paris, Ottawa, Sydney, and elsewhere, along with the recent public calls by terrorist organizations for attacks on Western objectives, including aircraft, military personnel, and government installations and civilian personnel," Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement. He said the agencies within the department had stepped up security and counter-terrorism measures.
A previous ISIS video appears to have inspired attacks. About a month after that video surfaced, a man attacked a police officer in Queens with a hatchet.
17 people were killed in a series of terror attacks in France last week.
About 40 world leaders, minus President Obama, attended an anti-terror march in Paris on Sunday.
The United States on Friday issued a global travel warning after the Paris attacks.
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