Skip to comments.Officials say malls remain vulnerable
Posted on 10/22/2009 12:38:53 AM PDT by Cindy
SNIPPET: "Shopping malls stepped up security measures and terrorism awareness training after 9/11, but its unlikely they could prevent a shooting rampage by a terrorist hell-bent on killing, according to industry experts.
Malls lack access control, and their civilian security officers usually are unarmed, making them much more vulnerable to an attack such as the one suspect Tarek Mehanna allegedly suggested, although they are less likely terrorism targets than more high-profile, class-A office buildings, other iconic centers or power facilities.
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We wouldn’t want to lose any mall dwellers.
Arm the guards then.
When I saw the headline, I thought this was a Gerald Celente
piece about malls closing.
I think a terrorist attack is their last worry.
Some of us have young family members who work in malls.
At any rate, this is just one more reason to carry.
Yeah, the malls are kind of empty these days. Terrorist pickings would be pretty slim if they’re looking for a grand slam.
Somehow, I’m always concerned with the security during Halloween. People walking around the street looking bloody and tortured, without anybody pay attention. And sometimes people scream too...
EVERYTHING is "vulnerable" to a terrorist attack.
The only thing Muslim terrorists would dare not attack are mosques in Detroit, and Barack Hussein and Michelle Obama's Wed night cocktail conga-line party in the East Room.
The terrorists better hurry before the last mall closes. They are being boarded up every day. A terrorist would have to be a very good shot to hit a customer, and suicide bombers would really be out of luck.
My local malls look like ghost towns.
Grapevine Mills mall has legit 30.06 signs up. I went again.
I think "DC sniper," "mall attacks" and Beslan. One-offs, unless huge, don't result in much disruption in general - but a series of attacks spread over weeks or months would almost certainly result in societal change. The attitude of the elitists in government is "The public will be disarmed, by hook or by crook."
Schools are more vulnerable than malls
That is what I thought. There are bigger crowds at the, “Big Box” stores.
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