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World Series, President Obama visit pose challenge

Law enforcement from 40 communities expected to help ensure Boston is safe

A clinching World Series game at Fenway Park would be a security headache under any circumstances. Add in a visit from President Obama on the eve of Halloween and Boston police are concerned they will have an extraordinary time keeping traffic and revelers under control.

“The World Series, a visit from the president, and Halloween all at the same time. You can’t make this stuff up,” said Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis, whose last day leading the department is Friday.

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