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Tampa Police share strategies of devices and tactics they'll use with Republican convention protesters listen

08/17/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Yesterday, the Tampa Police Department gave a behind the scenes look at security plans for the Republican National Convention. The training included a crowd control demonstration using bikes, horses and smoke bombs.

The federal government gave Tampa $50 million to fund security for the convention. Most of that money will pay for thousands of police officers from 60 outside agencies. Kris Babino, a Tampa police officer, has been training many of ...

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