09/26/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Heightened Security in Denver

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One would expect to see intense security presence during the Democratic National Convention, but press, protesters and politicians have been awed by the the numbers of police on the streets in downtown Denver. Police were ready to contain protests as early as last week, even though the pre-convention actions were minor. As more civilians become frustrated with the heavy watch from those on horseback, bikes, cars and foot, it seems the Denver police have also grown concerned by the amount of protesters. Read more about the arrest of protesters.


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