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Cowboys Stadium Getting Super-Sized Security

A record number of bomb-sniffing K9's will be called to work this Super Bowl because of the size of the stadium.<BR><BR>
A record number of bomb-sniffing K9's will be called to work this Super Bowl because of the size of the stadium.

"Just imagine the nooks and cranies in a place that size that we need to check," pointed out Special Agent Randall Dockens of the ATF.

So there was a dog and a pony show in Arlington. Horses will help high-riding officers get a better look at big crowds outside the game and places like Downtown Dallas.

"It's going to be pretty busy and that's one of the reasons we'll have the horses out and a lot of other officers out," said Sr. Cpl. Andre Taylor of the Dallas Police.

Some high tech gear is brand new, like an unmanned helicopter to watch the stadium.

"We've acquired a lot of equipment to help us further the mission to make sure people are safe," added Deputy Chief Lauretta Hill of the Arlington Police.

"At the drop of a hat somebody calls us and say something has occurred, we can respond right away," said Monica Segedy with the FBI Evidence Response Team.

Also on hand, a bomb-grabbing robot from the DFW Airport.

"Our primary responsibility will be DFW airport, however we still have the resources that will be lent out to other agencies," said Lt. Lonnie Freeman with the DFW Police.

All of it is being combined in a new spirit of cooperation these officers say they've never seen to this degree before in North Texas.

"Not one city could do this alone, and so it takes an incredible amount of coordination, preparation and planning," stated Arlington Police Asst. Chief James Hawthorne.
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