This Is How Fortified Cleveland Is For The RNC
As thousands of people flood into Cleveland, both the city and the federal government will be focusing on security.By Melissa Prax | July 17, 2016
"We've been training and starting to work on the security about a year ago. So we've been preparing for over a year for this week," Cleveland City Councilman Brian Kazy said.
Right now, there are dozens of Secret Service agents here in Cleveland, and they've set up this barricade, though the city itself has a large role to play, too.
"Every one of our officers is on duty this next week. They're working 12- to 14-hour shifts in a rotation. We have 1,500 to 1,800 police officers, so the city of Cleveland is all in," Kazy said.