- With the attacks in Paris in mind, the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Thursday extra security. Normally, there are already quite a few police officers on the leg, but there are many more now. There are extra police officers, helicopters, traffic wardens, dog squads and police on horseback, as is police chief James O'Neill announced.
For the first time there are two hundred agents of the new anti-terrorist unit of the New York police.
Along the route of the Thanksgiving Day Parade are annually around 3.5 million spectators. At the parade, organized by Macy's, doing 8000 artists and clowns, 13 brass bands and 27 floats along.