2008-02-21 Police concerned about order to stop weapons screening at Obama rally
Police concerned about order to stop weapons screening at Obama rally
“The order to put down the metal detectors and stop checking purses and laptop bags came as a surprise to several Dallas police officers who said they believed it was a lapse in security. ... Several Dallas police officers said it worried them that the arena was packed with people who got in without even a cursory inspection. .. They spoke on condition of anonymity because, they said, the order was made by federal officials who were in charge of security at the event. .. "How can you not be concerned in this day and age," said one policeman.” The "interview" link at the top of the page is wrong; see 2008-02-23 Star-Telegram Q&A with Barack Obama.