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Low Flying BPD Helicopters in Boston Only a Drill



    If you've seen or heard low flying helicopters in the greater Boston area, police want you to know it's all part of a training drill.

    They've tweeted out a "community advisory," about the training, and say the the Department of Defense, along with local and federal law enforcement, are doing the training through Friday.

    BPD Helicopters Fly Low in Boston

    [NECN] Boston Police Department Helicopters Only a Training Drill
    Many have seen BPD helicopters flying in Boston today, but police say it's only a training drill.
    (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016)

    It's called a "planned exercise" in cooperation with local authorities, and "not in response to any current world events."

    Boston Police say the exercise is expected to have minimal impact to the public.

    They hope to release more information when the training is complete.