From pride, to relief, to a little exhaustion. That's how Atlanta’s police chief said her department feels this week now that the Super Bowl is over.
The one thing Atlanta police Chief Erika Shields said she will remember is that all of the preparation paid off.
“We’re thrilled,” Shields said. “We wanted Atlanta to shine. We wanted this to be successful and we wanted this to go in the record books without an asterisk. You know, in the past, we’ve always had…it’s either the weather, the violence, the traffic cock-ups, I mean, we just wanted to be asterisk-free and just be able to showcase the talents of the city.”
The Atlanta PD-led mission took nearly two years to plan, with more than 40 federal, state and local agencies involved, WSB reports.