Law Enforcement on Heightened Alert Ahead of July 4th

Law enforcement agencies around the country have ramped up security measure to ensure that this year's Independence Day celebrations are not disrupted by a terror attack.
1:57 | 07/03/15

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Bob. And it's. This may be potentially the most complex counterterrorism overlay for this event. Ever again that is not driven by any information or particular threat as much as it's driven by the unfolding world events the and tried to put. It will be out. We'll be out of uniform were fully engaged with our counterparts all over the country and we're definitely prepared here in the city went out. We committed to make sure that everyone has a safe time all across our city. Consists over the last two years we'll take extra precautions. A. What ice was doing is there radicalize and people that live here in the United States of America. As far as coordinated attacks that law enforcement can identify. Andy turner. And diminish. The lot of time between ragged radicalization in action has compressed July 4 is our celebration of our independence our nation. Our nation is under threat law enforcement our military. Are under threat. We develop like technology is we educate our personnel we educate the public. To be as great eyes and ears for law enforcement we use other police agencies local federal and state. To assist and augment our police officers on July 4. So we're very confident we are planned. We did take that threat very seriously.

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