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How To Make Public Events Safe, Without Going Too Far

It's possible to make them safer by adding extra layers of barriers and screening, but those measures also make public spaces less inviting. (Amy West/Flickr)
It's possible to make them safer by adding extra layers of barriers and screening, but those measures also make public spaces less inviting. (Amy West/Flickr)

Big public events present a tough challenge for law enforcement officials. It’s possible to make them safer by adding extra layers of barriers and screening, but those measures also make public spaces less inviting.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Daniel Linskey of the security firm Kroll about seeking a balance between security and openness.

Guest

Daniel Linskey, managing director at Kroll. He tweets @ChiefLinskey.

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