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50 Agencies Secure DNC In Charlotte

September 04, 2012  | 

More than 1,000 police officers will be patrolling on foot, horseback, and motorcycles to provide security and monitor the protesters who have descended on uptown Charlotte during the Democratic National Convention.

More than 50 agencies will man the Multi-Agency Communication Center – a 17,000-square-foot office building near the airport filled with tables, chairs, and big-screen TVs.

Among the agencies at the center: the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, the White House Military Office, the U.S. Capitol Police, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Marshals Service, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

Read the full Charlotte Observer story.

Related:

Feds Stall Charlotte Emergency Comm Network for DNC

Tags: Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD, Security, Event Management


Comments (4)

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DEADMAN @ 9/4/2012 4:41 PM

I noticed that you didn't include the Animal Control Officers or the Sanitation Dept.,all kidding aside,i wish you all a safe and uneventful couple of days.The problem i have with this is the city applied for and received a $50,000,000.00 grant to provide security for this convention,taxpayers money,the democratic party raised more than that and should have to put up a bond and pay for the whole shebang,the republican party should also foot the bill for their convention,why should taxpayers foot the bill for the politicians worthless a$$e$,so they can party eat good,live high,drink alot and chase the prostitutes,pelosi included.

s.c. @ 9/4/2012 8:59 PM

The Chicago Police Department sent 50 officers to the DNC to guard Mayor Rahm and other city players. None to the RNC. Meanwhile the murder and violence in Chicago continue to soar because Rahm will not hire more police and brought in a former NYPD exec and his main job is to bully all those around him and come up with a new strategy every week as long as it doesn't cost money. Chicago cops can't get a break or a day off yet they sent 50 to Charlotte. It was said that this was a return of them sending cops to Chicago for NATO. That would be OK, if we were not so damn short in the first place.

Stay Safe, Listen up and be ready. Register and Vote!

Bob@Az. @ 9/4/2012 9:58 PM

I'm surprised that the DNC didn't hold their convention in Chicago or Detroit. Maybe they don't feel safe in their own cities? Thats a hell of a lot of taxpayers money to pat themselves on the back for bringing this country to its knees. To all the Blues on this detail, please be safe and watch your backs.

Bob@Az. @ 9/9/2012 10:47 AM

Oops! Forgot this: Deadman, you did a terrible disservice to working girls the world over by including pelosi with them! You should really apologize because they actually WORK for their money instead of living off the taxpayers. Blues, stay safe.

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