I watched a news report about a sword-wielding man entering a store on Fifth Avenue in the afternoon [“NYPD: Cops arrest man waving samurai sword inside Manhattan Apple store,” News, Nov. 20].

Where were all the officers that New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton reported were on the watch in the city?

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This reaffirmed my belief that the Connetquot school district did the right thing by canceling field trips to New York City [“LI school district drops NYC, D.C. trips,” News, Nov. 20].

Eileen Balke, Coram