Skip to comments.More than 1,000 out-of-state officers, nearly 500 security cameras on deck for DNC (road closures)
Posted on 08/22/2012 4:30:48 PM PDT by Libloather
More than 1,000 out-of-state officers, nearly 500 security cameras on deck for DNC
Added resources will be in place as part of massive undertaking to help Charlotte police manage DNC security
By April Bethea
The Charlotte Observer
Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012
Earlier this month, federal and local authorities rolled out a 19-page plan detailing planned road closures, checkpoints and other security measures. In the coming days, Monroe said, additional road closures could be announced related to where President Barack Obama will stay during the DNC.
The convention is expected to draw thousands of protesters. Theyll be among the estimated 35,000 politicians, delegates, media and others who ll be in Charlotte. Police plan to have officers stationed along demonstration routes, including a Sept. 2 march that could draw up to 15,000 protesters.
The Charlotte City Council approved an ordinance earlier this year granting police expanded powers during extraordinary events like the DNC. But authorities have stressed that officers wont be focused on the content of the protesters speech, rather they will be trying to manage criminal activity.
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....the little paranoid prince is gettin the heebee-jeebies, lots of people forgot his ******* hope and are looking for permanent change!
For the most transparent administration ever..... we are now entering Chavez country...hold onto your hats boys and girls.
Maybe by Nov 7 the stench will be washed out of the Queen City.
I hope they got paid in advance.
The republican convention will be a snooze-fest compared to what’s going to be happening at the dems convention.
I’ll give the Democrat party one “positive” in this, They know their audience.
They’ll have every left wing nut from the “Al and Jessie race baiter show” to radical homosexuals, all trying to get the attention they paid for.
We were going to go on vacation that week, but rental rates drop 30% the following week. We’ll just have to try to avoid going into Mecklenburg County for the duration of the DNC, except maybe to the Cathedral to pray that the Democrats don’t succeed in destroying our country.
Theyll be among the estimated 35,000...
The Republican Convention is expecting around 70,000.