Countdown to 2012 in Times Square

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image "><span></span></div><span class="caption-text">Heavily armed police officers stand guard during the New Year&#39;s Eve celebration in Times Square, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, in New York. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Mary Altaffer&#41; (AP Photo&#47; Mary Altaffer)</span></div>
January 1, 2012 6:38:59 AM PST