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Press Release: Guidance for Planning Large-Scale Events Released

OJP/BJA released guidance for law enforcement and local governments for planning and managing large-scale events. The guidance includes three documents synthesizing best practices relating to security planning. They are the result of an analysis of information provided from the Tampa, Florida, and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina police departments as they planned and executed operations for the 2012 Presidential Nominating Conventions.


Alissa Huntoon
Senior Policy Advisor
202-305-1661
E-mail: alissa.huntoon@usdoj.gov

Command, Control, and Coordination: A Quick-Look Analysis of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Operations During the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Command, Control, and Coordination: A Quick-Look Analysis of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Operations during the 2012 Democratic National Convention (NCJ 242456), BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This report discusses the planning and operational practices of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department while preparing for and providing security for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
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Command, Control, and Coordination: A Quick-Look Analysis of the Tampa Police Department's Operations During the 2012 Republican National Convention, Command, Control, and Coordination: A Quick-Look Analysis of the Tampa Police Department’s Operations During the 2012 Republican National Convention (NCJ 242457), BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This report discusses the planning and operational practices of the Tampa Police Department while preparing for and providing security for the 2012 Republican National Convention.
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Managing Large-Scale Security Events: A Planning Primer for Local Law Enforcement Agencies, Managing Large-Scale Security Events: A Planning Primer for Local Law Enforcement Agencies (NCJ 242455), BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This Planning Primer synthesizes salient best practices pertaining to security planning for a large-scale event, specifically pre-event planning, core event operations, and post-event activities. The Planning Primer includes detailed information on 18 core operational areas that law enforcement executives can give to lead law enforcement planners as supplemental guidance.
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