Security meeting planned for LI Marathon

Racers start the 2012 Long Island Marathon in

Racers start the 2012 Long Island Marathon in Eisenhower Park. (May 6, 2012) (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

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Nassau County police have placed their patrol officers on high alert as a precaution after the Boston Marathon bombings.

Nassau police will hold a security meeting on Wednesday as the department prepares for the Long Island Marathon. More briefings are planned before the event, which is held May 3 to May 5.

County Executive Edward Mangano also reminds residents to participate in the "See Something Say Something" campaign.

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