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Holyoke police officers being deployed to Boston to assist in security

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Boston's finest plan on bulking up security even more Thursday throughout the day to prepare for President Barack Obama's visit to the city.

Holyoke police tell CBS 3 that the Boston Police Department is requesting aid from towns across the state as they plan on security detail for the president's arrival.

"The Holyoke Police Department is proud to respond to the need for aid from any community and especially to the city of Boston at this their time of need," said Holyoke police Lt. Matthew Moriarty.

Five officers and one supervisor will deploy to Boston early Thursday morning.

The president will attend a memorial service for those injured and killed in the Boston Marathon explosions.

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