Balloon Fiesta officials, law enforcement hold safety briefing ahead of event
BALLOONS ALOT….THEN IT )S FULL STEAM AHEAD. AND OFFICIALS ARE STRESSING THE IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC SAFETY.. TODAY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND BALLOON FIESTA OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THEIR PROCEDURES FOR THIS YEARS EVENT.. THEY SAY THEY WILL HAVE MEDAL DETECTORS AT EACH ENTRANCE. THEY )RE ALSO REMINDING PEOPLE NOT TO BRING ANY WEAPONS- EVEN CONCEALED CARRY WEAPONS.. KNIVES OVER FOUR INCHES.. ALCOHOL.. AND SPIKED JEWELRY.. ARE ALSO PROHIBITED.. i am very confident in the plan we have in place and that you )ll be able to have a safe and secure event here and we welcome you. OFFICERS ARE ALSO ENCOURAGING THE PUBLIC TO REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY AS WELL.