via Joseph De Avila, writing at The Wall Street Journal, details the particular needs of the New York City Police Department (NYPD), (very well known as New York City's Finest, which, of course, they are). In the context of this particular case, they are on to something quite important, indeed.
"Congress passed a law in 2018 authorizing federal law-enforcement officials to disable a drone, including shooting it down. But it would take additional federal legislation to give local law-enforcement agencies like the NYPD the same right." - via Joseph De Avila, writing at The Wall Street Journal