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Prepping Police Communications for the Super Bowl

In two days, the Los Angeles Rams will square off in Atlanta against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. Verizon has worked for two years to ensure that communications capabilities for the millions of people in that city—as well as the myriad public safety entities standing watch over the event—remain available at all times.

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Atlanta Police Prepared for Super Bowl Sunday

According to CBS News, a hard security perimeter of roughly a quarter mile will surround the stadium where 13 of the 15 official NFL events will take place, and the city will be the center of a 30-mile no-fly zone around the stadium. An undisclosed number of F-16 fighter aircraft will intercept any aircraft encroaching that airspace with instructions to keep the offending aircraft from nearing the event.

Can You Legally Counter a Drone?

What can you do to protect the public and yourself from drones?

Discreetly Carrying Long Guns in Public

A sling bag allows an officer to carry a long gun in public for extended periods of time while keeping the weapon secured and out of sight. And the weapon can be quickly deployed when needed. Read Brian Marshall's full article here.

Discreetly Carrying Long Guns in Public

Many Americans get alarmed and even angry when they see officers equipped with rifles or submachine guns at events, so you need methods for covertly carrying them.

Drones Watch Over California Music Festival in Wake of Vegas Massacre

"Drones will be flying over watching the perimeters. It takes us a few minutes to get an officer to a perimeter breach but a drone takes 45 seconds," Indio Police Sgt. Dan Marshall said. "The drones will also allow us to monitor traffic better than before."

Super Bowl Anti-Terrorism Documents Found on Plane

National Security documents related to simulated attacks at the Super Bowl were left inside the seat-back pocket of an airplane and discovered by a CNN employee.

Security Deployed at Super Bowl to be Largest in Minnesota History

For Super Bowl LII, the largest security detail ever deployed in Minnesota — and in Super Bowl history — will be an enormously complex effort involving hundreds of officers from 60 police departments across the state, and lots of additional support.

Man Arrested After Guns Found on Top Floor of Houston Hotel Planning Mass New Year’s Celebration

Police at the hotel called for backup around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after they attempted to arrest the man for being intoxicated and trespassing. When help arrived, police noticed ammunition laying around the man's hotel room, Lt. Gordon Macintosh with Houston police said.

NYPD Setting Up Unprecedented Event Security for New Year’s Eve

To avert a Las Vegas-style sniper shooting from above, NYPD officers are being assigned to every hotel in the Times Square area. O’Neill hinted that guest rosters are being scrutinized, but he declined to elaborate.