Popular music festival taking extra safety measures

The Lollapalooza music festival has officially begun and in the wake of the recent Gilroy garlic festival shooting, security teams are taking extra steps to ensure the safety of the thousands expected to attend.
0:45 | 08/03/19

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Good morning and that included in Chicago where the doors allowed the luz the just opened in in the wake of the shootings at the Gilroy garlic festival in California security is at the top of everybody's mind. The Chicago police in the festival are working together taking extra measures this year. The entrance felt a lot like airport security with metal detectors and full body pat downs. City leaders have a layered approach to public safety this weekend in addition defense thing they have 330 security cameras in place and 900 private security guards on the ground. Plus a vast number of undercover and uniformed police officers patrolling the park and surrounding neighborhoods. Also you don't bring small purses Fanny packs and trusting bags backpacks are not allowed festival organizers are encouraging the buddy system. And knowing where your exits are all time and Scotland and click and you're watching ABC news lives.

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