NYU Winthrop Hospital to use armed security guards

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Armed security guards are coming to NYU Winthrop Hospital.

The hospital in Mineola consulted with its staff, its internal security team and Nassau police and decided it's time to hire an outside security firm.

Starting on April 15, the armed security detail will patrol Winthrop Hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The armed guards will be in addition to the hospital's internal security team.

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