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1/31/2012 Super Security : For A High Profile Event

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For Super Bowl XLVI, Indianapolis is expecting up to 150,000 people including many celebrities, corporate honchos and well-heeled football fans, not to mention a global audience of 110 million TV viewers, so sports and government officials have increased screening efforts at the upcoming NFL championship February 5th. In an effort to safeguard the event, security officials are taking super-sized high-tech safety precautions at Indianapolis’s Lucas Oil Stadium, ahead of this year’s Super Bowl.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Security officials are taking super-sized safety precautions ahead of this year’s Super Bowl.
Homeland Security officials brought larger-than-life Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System machines into Indianapolis to help scan the countless semi-trucks that will make deliveries to Lucas Oil Stadium.
A three-person crew, a high-tech sensor and a robotic arm work together to expose what possible offenders may want to hide from law enforcement officers, said David Karmin with Customs and Border Patrol.

Points to consider:

In the past terrorists have chosen to gain global exposure for their cause by acting on a world stage, attacking sports venues. Examples of these attacks are the 1972 Olympic games in Munich, Germany, by the Palestinian “Black September” group, the1996 Olympic games, Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia by a domestic terrorist, and in October 2005 an engineering student prematurely detonated a bomb strapped to his body outside the University of Oklahoma football stadium packed with 84,000 people in Norman, Oklahoma. Additionally, consider that in 1998 British police found the Arabic-language document titled “Declaration of Jihad Against the Country’s Tyrants, Military Series” during a search, which lays out the organization's missions. Many of the 18 chapters contain extended citations from the Quran, the Muslim holy book, to justify their



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