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Police Commissioner Anthony Batts Talks About The Boston Marathon Terrorist Attacks

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts joined the Norris & Davis show to talk about the tragic events yesterday at the Boston Marathon, and how it will effect security everywhere.

Commissioner Batts & former Baltimore Police Commissioner Ed Norris discussed 9/11 and the procedures used to heighten security around Baltimore City even though there was not a critical threat made against the city.

A video grab shows the victims of one of the blasts at the finish line of the Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts on April, 15, 2013. At least two people were killed and 23 others wounded when two explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, sparking scenes of panic, police said. AFP PHOTO / Marc Hagopian /AFPTV        (Photo credit should read Marc Hagopian/AFP/Getty Images)

A video grab shows the victims of one of the blasts at the finish line of the Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts on April, 15, 2013. (Photo credit: Marc Hagopian/AFP/Getty Images)

Commissioner Batts also said he was contacted by the FBI but it was more procedural than and specific info on threats. The commissioner said he was very proud of the men and women in blue and the firefighters for running in immediately to help out the wounded.

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Ed Norris asked the commissioner about the Preakness and if security will be elevated for the event. The commissioner said that Preakness is our form of Boston Marathon and that yes security will be heightened as will security at a marathon in federal hill this weekend and at Orioles games.

The Commissioner also said that the FBI will do what they have to do to find who is responsible and bring them to justice.

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