US, Canada gear up for tight Olympic security

U.S. officials have a $4 million communications complex for LEOs and other agencies will keep track of threats


By Kevin Johnson
USA Today

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A few days before the opening ceremonies for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, the doors to a nondescript warehouse will open here without fanfare.

Inside the refurbished, low-slung structure, U.S. officials have constructed an elaborate, $4 million communications complex where law enforcement, public health and military analysts representing 40 agencies will scrutinize potential threats to the Olympics.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy
  1. Tags
  2. Terrorism Prevention and Response
  3. International Law Enforcement
  4. Patrol Issues
  5. Airborne / Maritime

Recommended Communications

Join the discussion