U of Miami Security Tight for Presidential Debate

Thousands of officers to patrol the campus; planning includes bomb sweeps, antisniper positions, great deal of electronic surveillance

''But there is certainly going to be secured areas where even police officers cannot go into,'' he added. ``At the same time, we have to keep in mind that this campus is home for most of these kids. That's why we want to keep as low a profile as possible.''

Jimemez said there will be a First Amendment zone for political demonstrators off U.S. 1.

''They're entitled to do it as long as they don't disrupt traffic,'' Jimenez said.

Herald staff writer David Ovalle contributed to this report.