Mayor Bing, Detroit Police talk about security for the World Series in Detroit!

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and the Detroit Police Department held a news conference Friday afternoon to discuss security as Detroit gears up to host the World Series.

During the news conference, the Mayor and authorities told reporters they are ready for the World Series. They're number one mission is to keep fans and visitors to the city safe.

More than a dozen agencies from the federal, state and local level will help cover the event. Leaders aren't revealing many details about their strategy, but are confident fans will be safe.

The Tigers return to Detroit Saturday for Game 3 and 4 at Comerica Park against the San Francisco Giants. First pitch is at 8:07 p.m.

Sunday will be particularly busy as Lions will also take the field for a home game. Between the two sporting events on Sunday, more than 100,000 people are expected to visit the city.

Should a Game 5 be necessary that will also be at Comerica Park on Monday.

The Giants lead the series 2-0.

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