Oct 19, 2009 -A deadly weekend gun battle between warring gangs in Rio de Janeiro has Brazilian authorities pledging they will get a grip on security before the Olympic torch hits their violence-prone streets, according to the The Christian Science Monitor.
Jan 05, 2009 -The Washington, DC, area's law enforcement is bracing for an expanded inauguration day like no other, reports The Washington Post. Because of the historic nature of the event, security officials have to prepare for a long weekend rather than just President-elect Barack Obama's parade and swearing-in ceremony on January 20.
Dec 11, 2008 -Federal and state officials tasked with protecting President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration Day celebrations broadly outlined their security strategy today as the nation's capital prepares for an unprecedented mass gathering.
Nov 05, 2008 -As more than a hundred thousand people descended on Grant Park in Chicago to watch Senator Barack Obama's victory speech last night, layers upon layers of security protected the president-elect.