Heavy Police Presence Planned for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 26, 2015 3:56 AM

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Heavy Police Presence Planned for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

As an expected three million spectators turn their eyes skyward on Thursday morning, police sharpshooters on rooftops will be peering down for any signs of trouble at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

In addition to Snoopy and SpongeBob floating overhead, there will be mobile cameras and police helicopters, specially trained police dogs sniffing for traces of explosives and officers patrolling on horseback, said James P. O’Neill, the New York Police Department’s chief of department, its highest-r...

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