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RNC Will Bring Delegates and Officers to Tampa

The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that as many as 59 different law enforcement agencies will be assisting the Tampa Police Department in the Republican National Convention, this according to Tampa Chief Jane Castor.  A mutual-aid agreement has been distributed to contributing agencies. A total of $50 million was given to Tampa PD as a convention security grant.  This money is being distributed for salaries, equipment, and training.  A $10 million insurance policy will cover law enforcement claims from July 1 until after the clean-up of the convention. Most local agencies, including my own, are prepping for the event with staffing mandates and extra training.  Though we are not directly … Continue reading

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