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) Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

advertisement | advertise on newsday

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

advertisement | advertise on newsday

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.

The best of Newsday everyday in your inbox. Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

You also may be interested in: