HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - The Boston Police Department has requested the aid of numerous police departments for Police Officers assistance with the Presidents visit on Thursday, April 18th.
According to Lt. Matthew Moriarty, the Holyoke Police Department will be sending 6 Holyoke Police Officers. There will be 1 Supervisor and 5 Officers deployed to aid the Boston Police with their security and any other type mission they may need filled.
Officers to be deployed are:
- Sgt. Joseph Garcia
- Ofc. Roger Goudreau
- Ofc. Kevin Whalen
- Ofc. Patrick Leahy
- Ofc. Daniel Escobar
- Ofc. Walber Borrego
The officers will leave early Thursday morning.
"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 Lt. Moriarty.
President Obama announced his visit to Boston on Tuesday. Governor Patrick says Obama will be attending an interfaith service on Thursday.