Gainesville Police Department step up checks on ‘critical infrastructure’ in wake of Boston bombing
After the bombing in Boston on Monday, area police departments are increasing efforts to monitor “critical infrastructure,” additional screening of mail and packages and reminding citizens to be on the look out for suspicious packages.
WUFT’s Courtney Allen spoke with Ben Tobias, spokesman for Gainesville Police Department.
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