Black Hawk Helicopters, Armed Agents Prepared For Super Bowl

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The pregame festivities at Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square have been taking place under tight security, with an NYPD presence on literally every block.

As CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported Thursday, come game day on Sunday, the focus will shift to MetLife Stadium nine miles to the west in East Rutherford, N.J. Super Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents will be eyes in the sky come Sunday. They will be in Black Hawk helicopters, enforcing the 10-mile no-fly zone around the stadium.

“Most of the cases of people breaching the zone, obviously, in the past, have been a mistake,” said Phil Petro Customs and Border Protection.

A quick warning on the radio usually sets a stray plane straight. But the Black Hawk crew…

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