The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paid for extra hazardous materials and mass casualty training for Boston’s EMTs and paramedics in preparation for the convention.
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William Cohen said Thursday that more attention must be paid to securing the nation’s borders.
The cameras help law enforcement agencies keep an eye on things inside and outside the convention hall, but raise privacy concerns.
Democratic standard-bearer says the panel should each reports every six months on the status of implementing its recommendations.
Federal intelligence agencies not prepared to develop much-needed new technology, he says.
Dozens of federal, state, and local canines help sniff out potential danger during convention week.
Lawmakers, civil-liberties groups and the travel industry have criticized the CAPPS II plan over privacy concerns and potential inconvenience to travelers.
Delegates impressed with speed, thoroughness of Secret Service/TSA screening efforts at checkpoints outside Boston's FleetCenter.