NewsPope Francis Visit Pope Francis visit security to include measures by 'land, air and sea,' de Blasio says Pope Francis waves as he arrives in Saint Peter's Square for his weekly audience at the Vatican on September 2, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty / AFP / Vincenzo Pinto By AMNY.COM September 14, 2015 3:23 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said there are "no credible threats" on Pope Francis' vist to New York "at this time." As New York City officials discussed their plans for security during Pope Francis' visit later this month, Bratton said authorities are "constantly watching and scanning." Mayor Bill de Blasio said security by "land, air and sea" will "involve many measures you can see, it will involve many measures you can't see." He cited the numerous law enforcement agencies that will work together to ensure the safety of residents and vistors during the pope's historic visit, which coincides with UN General Assembly. recommended reading Schedule of Pope Francis' NYC visit "No one is better at protection than the Secret Service," he said. "No one is better at protection than the NYPD." Officials warned that access to the pope and the areas of his scheduled events will be restricted, and even anyone carrying tickets to events should be prepared for high security. "Bring valid ID," de Blasio warned. Bratton said the event will be the largest security challenge the NYPD has ever faced, but that with the help of various agencies at the "federal, state and local level, I think we're going to be in very good form." recommended reading St. Patrick's Cathedral ready to show off its face-lift By AMNY.COM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Official: 'Fabric of NY' to meet PopeThe selected immigrants to meet Pope Francis on Sept. 25 were described as part of "the fabric of New York" Wooden chair unveiled for Pope FrancisThe modest throne was built by day laborers, an ideal choice for a papal visit focused on immigrants. Argentine community prays for sightings of Pope FrancisThe first coming of Pope Francis has city's Argentine community in heaven. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.