Police Go All-Out to Secure Macy's Parade

Officials To Talk Security Plans For Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Video: Last minute rehearsals underway for Macy's parade

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people line Historic Woodward Avenue to watch floats, bands, and performances in America's Thanksgiving Parade.

When he gets done playing whatever it is he'll be playing, he'll have a Thanksving dinner in New York City before returning to the halls of North Royalton High, and this year he has a little more to be thankful for.

Authorities say there's no confirmation of a credible threat to the parade, but security will be heavy.

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"We had a couple of tough months as a nation", O'Neill said.

"I don't want to break character or anything, because that might be embarrassing for me if somebody in the parade itself finds out", he said.

There will be officers with assault weapons and portable radiation detectors among the crowds, sharpshooters on rooftops and sand-filled city sanitation trucks as traffic barriers at intersections. But police officials are also counting on citizens to "say something" if they notice suspicious activity.

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"There will be a cop on every block", said NYPD Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan.

You can vote for your favorite marching band in the parade starting at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving.

New balloons added this year include Dr. Seuss' Grinch, Olaf from the smash movie "Frozen", and a puppy called Chase from Nickelodeon's "Paw Patrol". The band has been preparing for this moment for the past year. According to a criminal complaint, he made statements about his allegiance to the Islamic State group. "We do not back down in the face of terror threats".

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