Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Super Bowl City Requires Increased Police Presence

Over the past several days, public transit riders around the Bay Area may have noticed an increased presence of law enforcement on mass transit systems. And if they wonder why, the answer is super bowl 50. According to law enforcement and officials, when a so-called national security event takes place in a public setting, security has to be reinforced, especially in high risk locations such as transportation sites where the potential of a terrorist threat is assessed to be high.
Pacifica reporter Nina Pareja was at the Bart embarcadero station today and met with law enforcement teams.