Boston Bombing Spawns Increased Training and Security at Sporting Events

Ludwig, Sarah E.
April 2014
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Apr2014, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p42
Trade Publication
The article offers information on how the Boston Marathon bombing has spawned some alterations in the world of sporting event security. It mentions that the National Football League changed its policy on the type and size of bags that they permitted into stadiums, allowing just clutch purses and clear bags. It states that tailgating was banned at the Super Bowl, and fans had to ride a chartered bus or take New Jersey transit provided by the Super Bowl committee.


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