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2-8-13 2:10pm Chief Ronal Serpas and Col. Mike Edmondson

Feb 8, 2013|

Spud talks with Col. Mike Edmondson of the Louisiana State Troopers and Chief Ronal Serpas of the N.O.P.D. about what to do and what not to do on the parade routes this weekend.

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-- -- -- -- I'll make him. The north Roddick raw. I don't know the real term is because I don't speak French. Scenario it's Friday grown a -- can be follow follow grown some -- the show is Friday Grushow. We'll be back here on Monday and and on Monday when we come on I wanna know who you think is gonna be Rex who he thinks Namibia. Coalition government. Although the tea. Joan Rivers looks like so every year promises. But who's going to be the -- -- -- my -- -- -- get her list. Joseph -- again can be equated so we'll be talking about Monday and just talk about also you know what's best places to go. Would be you know. What kind of what's your favorite of the Japan forever and a day. So that'll be on Monday on Monday brought here. Hero to sports show today though joining me in the studio and only got for now let's get to it. I got the achievements they police Ramon. My chemists and superintendent Mike Adams and I got PS superintendent in a PD Jim Prosser passed and also have a fire Marshal from the state butch Brooks put the first thing -- goes go to butch. Let's talk OK but how you've been -- away senior frankly since last Donna Brock associates that a financing combined have some -- well have been -- that must be doing what part of slow enough and well I mean unfortunately some ugly fires in the last year but I mean. This let's let's talk about this once and for -- general -- you OK they finally found out what happened and it was a piece of equipment that frankly has served. Well all. For what of the New Orleans Bowl for the Sugar Bowl mean. You know there's always good routes and concerned what happened with the lights in the dome and what's been done to fix. As a piece of equipment in the energy vault not part of the superdome. That failed and a piece of equipment what I mean was that a big breaker was at we -- on the you know I mean it's some squirrels -- opening -- that to happen. Well I mean that information yet the company -- a switch that allows electricity to regulate with a built in. That failed and in more information will come with that I think the most important thing is that as soon as that happened. The emergency procedures both what the wardens and build and police officers fire -- deputies. The fire protection systems work perfectly emergency lights immediately came one there was no danger. There was no panic no one was injured and I think that's the credit that's what we inspect every day and he's -- -- certainly the the superdome have been properly inspected and prepared this event there what -- panic people were safe when the lights came back on the gamers and I think that's the real story is that. Everything worked properly you can't run ahead. Half the lights went out I mean you can see it happen like if all the lights had gone out of fitted black down in there it probably would have been a different story but still. Half the lights went out and yet there emergency procedures kicked him anyway what would be emergency procedures mean. You know we don't know about like it in this building -- the lights go out boom you have those emergency things that light up exits and give you enough light in a hallway -- make your way out. What they have in the Belmont. Other emergency lights throughout the building which all would come more as lights would go out. The the back up procedures are making sure that the fire protection systems are still stand by sprinkler systems fire alarm systems. The ability to -- give public announcements if they need to give emergency information was still there. And then that the people within the -- in the event people the managers of law enforcement folks are folks immediately go into action to keep it two ways opening keep people com. And actually that's been -- time and time again in the superdome so I think the credit is given to the operation and the systems within that building. To the end protect public safety which is what ideas. So everything worked according to plan. The thing -- but it also bloom according to plan it actually did its job in and why the surge or whatever was they did it -- do what it did it's still. Everything worked the way it was supposed to and I just got to figure out why it had to work right in it reset itself in a matter of a thirty minutes that the lights in computer -- -- booted up in and everyone was safe and again I think that's what the rule. A story is is that we maintain public safety which is what we're supposed to do and if there are. Much good to see started to read it would only ever see humans on what happens. As opposed to this guy -- colonel -- Mike Gibson who was like. We just can't you road -- man you always all over everywhere you're always -- and my friend Ron served trying to surpass over there. Now the major event in the city were now here's a part support him got a you know since the strike and sending -- -- relationship with the dogs police department and Louisiana state police had just gotten better every single year we had almost 300 troopers here. During Super Bowl and and have rotted right at a 150 a little bit more. I think that's important just you know -- lockstep with the new honestly saucers. -- -- our machines throughout the French Quarter down the -- The central business district so I think that's what we're comfortable people expect to see is down and I think you just run while you're always running how come they always get the course. Our formula give us an amount like you know -- economic and spin on the republic. We changed -- a few years ago and it works out better we can Wear on our follow in the front burner keep assistant and that there where we we have our David Page who doesn't want. But we're we're right if you go into any of the blocks throughout the French Quarter you honestly you honestly sauces we as -- please you guys sheriff deputies via some areas in USC. From the national Guardsmen and some from the department corrections -- attractively. It's it's been working very well -- pleased with -- I think when you look at overall crime and especially the major continents in your office and that's were making an impact. While wanna talk about that we have Mexico and talk about that. But when we come back let's talk about them what -- -- and it was more apartment bruised by the often people like all. Them in the month. The Cuban run ineptly. As somebody that's accurate -- -- giving away fast enough. My Amazon with that police superintendent they polices in the in the studio as -- rights -- -- the superintendent of the and -- -- department chief. And of the state farm Marshall with -- all in here world gonna talk more rustic. 26 ointment semi -- that -- And a semi -- and and a -- Mike actually Mike and ethnic questions they don't know what I'll let you. -- going to be seventy WW ya gonna call him. I would back sports show indicates that need to be Libya from the truck I can I get. All kinds of police arguably. That's the safest room and -- This budget -- taking -- -- you back yeah sure and I'll mind my wallet ladies and gentleman's bud has assumed the position against the window looking over the river and it is quite a scary sight and wipe them. Tree surpasses and the studio and stay Mike Gibson he's in as they leave it right Jones who doesn't want people they name Maria is in here. And of course -- Browning. Who is who is via our -- we just spoke with everything with a dome on an even -- that -- NJ there back over the now but you know. But and a and the answer this question because -- I want to hit a hole. I want to hit everything about mark that we can and I don't wanna this is one of the questions. My opponent Mike thanks for all your W Libya. Good afternoon but -- but McConnell. And as a concealed weapons permit -- at this statute. There's no provision and became a spectator correctly. I'm Mike bump for a erotic thing damn city -- percent Mike -- misses it with me. And we double check and make sure about looking at the law but it says no issue can be permitted in no concealed handgun carrier can carry a firearm into -- -- demonstration. Well it's in the -- are you know there's a stat sheet that provides for enhanced penalties haven't gone on parade route with and so many feet with a look that up. Well popular -- to read it when it was and I can control the bad news. You don't property carrying that separate and out of that there's enough and they don't want to put someone that got that information incorrect. Felt like we appreciate your concern and I think the statute the way we read it's pretty clear that can't happen around pregnant makes sense because if you look around the nation there's a tremendous amount of laws that restrict guns in places where there's a lot of people want and. How the state police interpret that well they're kids they're interpreter of the statute. And I'm I'm I'm lockstep with with -- -- -- -- we certainly here on the side of caution. Some early thoughts with with player Revis on that earlier on but it's been clarified -- -- -- exactly would she stated. And certainly working in that area so I think that was corrected that time. I mean in a situation like this if they catch you would want. They're gonna take you to jail and ending and the judge is gonna decide and then maybe next time it'll be different on a court ruling but that's as it stands right now law enforcement. Is gonna arrest you even if you have a carry permit is that correct him. But we would certainly investigated and what we wanna remind people is don't make gum. Don't make us. Not recognize how hard the policeman's job is out there already. And if they see somebody with a weapon everybody's tension goes up everybody's level of tension goes up so. We would just encourage people to come a Mardi -- have a great -- enjoy the parades recognize what a wonderful cultural experience it is to be part of -- -- But don't bring -- I would prefer they did and. Are you -- enlarged as are you seeing arise I mean is that why Mike is even asked this question are we seeing a rise in. People bringing guns to praise abuses -- -- -- is -- -- thanks so. Not that early we've taken about 121 of my street so far which is directly on pace with last year when we look for that you know I think the people who listen to us. That wanna go to parade and not think that any guns -- -- no matter how they get there. I think people wanna know that we do have police officers and troopers that are in plainclothes and they're looking for people carrying weapons because it's very dangerous -- oftentimes have alcohol consumption. The rays have large groups of people. So we're going to be looking for that. Collars at the limit is a thousand feet from operate out of the long way it could be -- we can look it up on the water but it's the -- just stay with affiliate less than a thousand feet from a parade and carrying them nothing to do with the parade it's it's possible. In on this -- certainly discretion in and we expect our offices to fully investigate but we also want everyone who comes to rated in the top. Let's talk parade routes now let's talk about what's going on a couple of years ago where you were chief. There was an incident where -- a lot of people it's up latter's. And I don't panicking in the city came along with a big old garbage truck in and pick them all up -- and garbage which. I understand what they picked up the things are instantly through my regards broken boats they'll pick at the -- latter an -- and picked up -- letter. You know the impound lot for ten -- -- some kind of stuff like that. But one more time what's the rule and what can and can't you do. Now -- I'm gonna -- targets spray paint and mark on an area on the neutral ground because on the scene -- and enough people behind because that's however -- to Communist people's minds of some. People behind you know they're -- if you don't get -- -- tell you can't argue with these people stay in and latter and and the top of afloat and that's what you're. Are some. Allows -- there are some day. Everybody. I should -- -- doing better than you here's the deal there are some. Very old common sense laws about how to go to operate one is common safety. If you put your -- up on the edge of the curve and when it falls industry your child is in front of the float -- you your child is in front of the float. So move that -- back as far as its highs so that if it falls over your job -- from the curves your child doesn't. These are some but these latter is also like me doing that impinge on the sidewalk thing about this when it goes sometimes they -- like on the program. But the good at this way. Sometimes when people -- chain in these things together will now what's the -- you to take your child and another -- child and another person's house of common compensate the common -- Thomas -- our enemies are common but common sense that it -- -- And they are laws but there's so much of that out there and a lot of these laws there. There are selectively enforced while no other reason that -- -- -- of people and here's where we want to look at it is. We want our offices to use a lot of discretion and talk to people which you got to recognize in a block where there's two offices for offices. Wherever there rat when they move on those people tend to go back to thirty years of history we don't we don't support and when a throw in the towel and but on the other hand. Does anybody want me to start arrest and thousands of people. And issuing summonses to thousands of people so we wanna use public education the other thing is -- and I said this my first Mardi -- back. You don't need to bring your kitchen furniture you've bedroom furniture and you're dining room furniture out to the parade route -- don't -- right exactly. And then -- third thing there are specific laws to prohibit you from blocking off public space you can't go out and broke things off now look. A veteran this is my 24 -- as police off. I left a nine he has not been changed it was same as the previous 21 people do this is a matter of history we would like them not to we -- I don't advocated they don't. But I don't know that I'm gonna start instructing police officers to arrest and hundreds and hundreds of people and night for us. You can arrest -- it's upon you flood the system and that would be a tremendous waste of time but if you stay in behind somebody you can see the -- that's not fair either. So we need to make sure people get this and understands we're gonna continue to do this public education so pretty so people come out like -- and and they set up a stake in -- If you or your Barca lounges yet. Now people to do stuff like they'll sit four people in a square. And sit four people there and they receive everything in the middle it's it's you just gotta be fair to everybody around in as another when we wanna keep aware of two more. Don't block the intersections. With the movable objects because what -- an ambulance was going to your house to pick up your mom and them who needed help. So don't block those intersections. And then barbecue -- We don't need raging -- thought it's out there because what happens if Amber's all people walk into -- -- -- in the City Council fixed and talk about Foley's food trucks apartment yes I'm going. If you've got enough food trucks Brett -- now. Will this city and try to tell people not to you but some people gonna do it anyway it it needs to be legislated and here's the thing. Common sense common courtesy to equals -- safety. You can do that you can. You don't use -- -- Mike -- are going to be on that McNamee way we'll go to Mike we get back right -- and roses in the news room. Because this news time here hi -- rose. Can you believe it. You come in here and it's just it's the safest place to be for the next thirty minutes. At it man. I'll look CNN. This gathering to open and here you might be one -- and -- evidence. There is that the that's -- like. Nobody can even though they pretend. It was pretty close cool cool cool I David I got a budget text messages but I got my announcement on going world. We're back. You know cops are all appeared gossip and about stuff. Our -- 2670. Here's a couple of text caught the tail end. Caught the tail end of the talk can you carry -- -- on the parade route and wait let me read another one. Hello issue a ticket. And here's another one wouldn't banning guns on a parade route violate the conditional -- that passed last year OK last last comments about gone -- on the parade route. I think the chief was was pretty clear about it another call came in that it cal state police talked a sort of over the sale and that I wasn't there -- the question. Exactly what was asked and -- involvement. It's very very clear and here's -- -- -- gun surfaces anywhere tensions rise and now like to analogy that you -- gave on -- police also investigate they have discretion. But they're gonna investigate so why would you wanna put yourself that type of situation. Leave the -- call -- that situation I think that that's pretty clear about you've got this many people descend upon a city in a major event. It's about it's about watching some extra set of -- and is and and it's it's it's it's as allow him in not to carrier -- to have that gone near the parade route near. Certainly shouldn't period if you're going to be joined. Absolutely not you know this is all about the same thing it's common sense and let's get to the other things were talking about operate groups. Okay we talk latter's talk. Cooking talks. Furniture furniture don't bring any of that kind of stuff but -- don't you know Josh in the and it's just so you know it's like it's golden rule although treat -- people what you wanna be treated. Absolutely and you know. This is the greatest free show on earth and we ought to continue to make -- the greatest free show on earth and by being respectful of your neighbor and you or. Desire to have a good time everybody have a good time. Our police offices love this time of the year we've hit a home run. Two of the you know eight of the nine innings we -- were common in the last weekend and we really want looking forward to having a great weekend announced now let's talk we -- on the foot and away from. From the party in OK you how many uses -- amino currently got a 150 troopers here just over a 150 -- will be involved in it we got two thirds Lebanon right now when -- that you almost be bad route to take turns driving with and we're down. You're supporting your honest -- foment each year receive a letter of the governed us from the man has come down there. Argue with chief was -- people we can put together I can say we -- just under 300. Here for the Super Bowl anytime there's a major event. The relationship we pharmacy -- police department -- on fire department public safety in this city as your form very we're very very well a couple of years ago. We decided let's let's put him in one area vs spread a -- is city and that way allows -- That you honestly sausage that Grachev parade routes that -- those players that are that are -- with those type situation. Although we have some work in and the majority of them in the central business district of French Quarter. We keep our supervisor an area people see him as more of a manager seems to work out very very well we've got a good track record. In the last actually last five years since we sorted on us. And you mentioned in the back and setting ActiveX I used to work. In the quarter just for Mardi -- as a bartender slash backup bounce least -- a spot portable Obama can't slash stripper dancer know. No. You my youngest did you practice there yeah. But I used but I I remember that I remember that that that strike. And it was I mean a witness of the -- -- -- -- was there and I was here four and Ronnie Jones. It you. I was seventeenth -- -- I would where I was in college I was like nineteen maybe twenty I would just work that those four days from. Like Friday for Friday -- Yeah. I saw some weird stuff out there Brooke tell you what you know got a lot of respect photograph on the horse. Used to do that but I was amount of officer and here in the NO PD for several -- -- and we cannot do mark McGraw without the assistance and state police we can't do it without the mounted unit and the officers who walked the -- but. Mattel is something that mounted unit there is no way you can get into a crowd and provide medical relief police relief anything. Without having those beautiful horses out there to make the difference force -- they really make a -- I just see refineries are going to that amount of people. We've done it every year and and have had tremendous amount of support from Budweiser and from southern eagle and many others in just people in general in the city. We now have to closet -- and our barn but wasn't -- one donate this one the owner of -- purchase won't force they've been saddled brick. Yep I don't know of an -- -- Rodham yet but they are -- broke we'll see how how they come along. Written gonna have those on Tuesday night man that they're beautiful and and you cannot do more growth and you were building a new bar right now we have some infrastructure money coming into the police department right now we're building a brand new born out there are some Marconi the -- have been laid. This is a great time for us you know the police offices in a long ones I think unquestionably the world's greatest crowd control police -- And this year we wanted to be the most welcoming police department and I think is worked out force and you know we can't forget. That Super Bowl Mardi Gras. -- -- does on his team's been out there with the sheriff -- Norman has supplied a lot of support to help us to get through these processes so. We just got a lot of people -- -- of -- -- Slidell Covington man who -- saint Tammany parish with rouge parish west a week ago we had police officers from -- Everybody came together state police did an amazing job I mean that is and stuff. It from them when they come -- like that mean he's the chief law enforcement officer of the quotes state your course chief of police and you know PD and this is your. Baby here. Who's in charge. I think it's a relationship we are always saying you know that somebody's got to be way Smith and and the reason I'm here supporting our -- -- past -- of investment as we do another portion of state. Think it's pretty clear on that well have our own duties producers works so well against but it hasn't been an issue. As far as that -- we understand that and -- supports absolutely you know when you come together. I was state police chief -- well and when the state police come in to help the local jurisdiction because of those in need forests existing resources to be. Multiply that does not leave it laws which department investigating murders and all the things that we do every single day here in the -- and on the terrorism. Iowa I don't know if she's listening and but there's an employee who works for colonel Edmondson and -- tomorrow name's Joseph Wilson she runs they'll lab. And -- -- to the state police crime lab has -- a huge difference in us while we -- rebuilding our land yet again rumors are working on to have our DNA -- back but. Mike and his team have been tremendous partners. One of the things we talked about off there I'm elected vice president of the guys he peaked in 2000 worldwide members Mike is the state police state provincial represented so Louisiana. Has two huge voices on the professional law enforcement executive association -- CP. And we are helping to direct the future of American law enforcement leadership and both of us are playing -- and and -- actually ask this question where you are you going to be the president is that record you leave your office and as you know and you read -- chief of the chiefs of police if you're not achievable right now be president of the guys -- -- 2015 for year. And I do not leave my job that in fact you have to be employed as an active chief to continue your role in the we elected leadership. I was elected on -- -- two years ago with point 2000 members so we're gonna be around the world talking about won't talk about Louisiana. So you have pictures -- just wants his. I'm excited about it you know Mike's just come onto our board of officers and he's beginning to learn and see how. How extensive the -- peace footprint is in the world we are the international association chiefs of police we have police chief from all over the world and our organization. That way you at all much more tax. I got a lot more our calls and comments to in the studio with me and puts -- over there we caught him up to the very beginning with the with the superdome. So. When we do come back and ask you briefly because people talk about again. Things on on the parade routes and such -- -- of the corner Carrollton and canal on the oppression parade goers can't tape off sections and there are several sections roped off. What up -- that as -- music but also -- wanna talk about cooking on the parade routes mean. Again you can't stop every iron from don't give us some advice from the fire marshal's office and will continue -- more comments and calls. With all the rest of the -- got here in studio back motorsports are out of business. I got a -- I got a bunch of calls and and and text messages and and such and such. But so much Texan SG surpass about the engagement. On the root of the -- policeman last night what was the -- that. Mount a police officer. Andrew Walter and judge Dennis -- and his son who works for a so -- trigger up. And got down on his knee and proposed and now has a new fiancee and what an exciting an incredible wonderful time to do so. If they keep -- plot and plan. I get well first of unity some of that 2000 pound -- amuse us like you do with spontaneously and but what a great thing and I know -- posted the pictures and Andrews is OK with us talking about so what what more can we do wish them an incredible. -- of success and to judge Dennis -- has retired congratulation on your son's. And pending Moet and and I hope you get prepared for that cost. -- -- Yeah active yes on the topsy you know and making money let's talk with our chief us surpass their weight and I need to talk to things with the -- Browning. And when we come back on a talk about the bridge does as they please take over the -- Two things though we were talking -- on the parade routes and just. This good idea bad idea -- people obviously it's coming they cook -- gas vehicle -- charcoal to bring big -- with them. That and the amount of people that are coming in and that's -- how important is that just -- that stuff happened. 232 people died in Brazil. In a bar that have like interior. Pyrotechnics and that's the let's let's make sure everybody's hopes that a with a far. What what are you what do you recommend unless you don't recommend don't -- on. I think it's a bad idea to cook in the crowds that group of people army outdoor cooking -- -- -- lately that should certainly shouldn't be where people -- jumping around and -- Libyan children. You know or wrong and needs to be an isolated area -- -- far -- that the tragic thing in Brazil you know that's one of the things that we were really all year round which. With the new -- fire department insurers safety we have about twenty -- deputies that work in the corner right now. I'll let alone to maintain capacity to make sure fire protection systems working certainly power to at some model out to be. Use its ability -- target -- there permit supervise and duels again. They're -- at different war policy. I mean in the state Louisiana if you have -- interior pyrotechnics the everybody's got to get a permit but they have to have a a fire -- deputy in there for a fireman or somebody's got to be on site when they do it. We actually -- office in this license people who shoot him we would never allow it in most building just if it's very large village is allowed in and it's it's a long process to do it but you'll see that during market. -- -- Let's talk a corporate shelters took -- -- -- the current state which are just over the bridge an article. About like how many tickets -- -- and people were commenting on you know you a lot of people wouldn't get -- a lot of stuff are all considerable stickler when it comes to write tickets or -- things we -- the -- as those being the top five busiest bridges in the United States. I think it was pretty clear from the expectations of people on both sides of river certainly both chiefs enough and the shares in both areas. That we wanna make sure where we're very proactive are forced whenever summed up the bridge we. We to get over the end of last year of New Year's Eve of course to the Super Bowl don't wanna make sure people understood it was serious about. The traffic problems serious about making sure that things cost because when that bridge backs up. When they have problems it affects us in new law's effects commerce that passes there from the ports -- everything working would DOT. The one complaints people had as you know chopper two is it's so backed up because Al Sharpton getting out -- DOT. To get off to let the sharks' exit on the -- saying you know to Louisiana avenue and sure it into the boards but I I said I think it's clear that if we're gonna be up there. We're an enforcement area where -- this is not about revenue. Absolutely not -- about safety net over -- like at 2000 Palestinians in a -- to him on those tickets go to the jurisdiction of the rademan anywhere in the states it is not sentiment -- comes back to us. We're about safety. I think once we get into the where we feel that bridge is where. Response like it needs to -- people understand what we're going to be enforcing. Of people driving erratically people drive past races beat. Following too closely. Those -- guys those things what's important to us to keep that that bridge flowing. I guess they were working in close to a new laws and and now. Written on the other side. So who makes a determination about. When they're gonna bring the floats over those four people -- why tapering at floats over during rush out. What you know -- comes up -- -- idea what happened that morning and then we talked about this and it's certainly unfortunate we apologize to anybody was delayed but. We've moved floats across that bridge all the time. They were ready to go the police were radical at 6 o'clock in the morning like it was supposed to and stunning as it may seem one of the float program. And it was difficult not to have to -- -- on us that I've just felt the -- move. But the point is we don't wanna do it. At the worst time of the day and these are orchestrated movements that particular day is no excuse but just as some facts we had fifty to sixty of the movements to do that they would the most. So the decision was made by leader on the scene to do it I'm not sure he could made about a decision but he made a decision we were off the bridge by 7:15 in the morning. But it did -- yet well. That way rapidly and a or more and you know what these gentlemen have to leave me at the company to go to press conferences incessantly and but I'll continue to take your calls. About what you think can be done to improve all the stuff from fort all the information that. And also equivalents were much of the stuff right now oh we'd do it that way it would be back more. -- and up here cheaper surpass the fire Marshal bush Browning. And -- state police my gamut in here and sports -- brigades -- WW unfortunately the weathered doesn't look like it's going to be the most agreeable on Monday and Tuesday. But we will stay on top of that some -- you stay tuned to -- -- stay with -- and also be put -- of the cheap and everybody. Who can give us any any changes of hold that spot as the chief to -- your limits and true for more Porta -- -- tons of them so they want more -- list chief hello. We will definitely think I'll pass that message on and it's a good -- What what what's. More -- -- -- like that where you wondered about and enjoy themselves about it this morning that they can have on treat people what you wanna be treated. One more thing I mean what. -- -- Ronnie you know I mean what's the one that you got to make sure that. I thank him he said it clearly right there we won't people come they won't you have fun understand -- if you if you -- -- patiently you're arrested. You're gonna be there till Wednesday. So I think you need to understand that so much comic people called -- urban pop you know previous about it -- grow. Where you go out on legal fight breaks that you need to move away from because in the please come and they arrest everybody around that everybody's favorites list with. That could happen we know that the Mardi Gras spirit of new laws is the greatest in the world at this type of event in a public place with very few rules but the rules and there are very simple. Comments. Is he needed -- to come backers and come in there and if you do get arrested. Because all the judges are more well. True about half the time probably about 35 to 45% of the time -- -- people summonses which means there are rested but there -- released on the scene if you estimate that come back to quarter later date. Don't do that. Officers and and my directions please offices we -- not mr. mark across success by the number of people rest yet the -- right away and -- that we we measured by the the number of people we don't have to. People that were -- they manage themselves. Well themselves one other thing Michael lose to a little bit. Move the crowd the secret to crowd control and one huge way is -- the -- as long as the crowd movement tends to be less likely that it's gonna become tension. -- -- -- -- right we -- move the crowd that you are blowing her to just I want an extra inside that's our horses weaved through the crowd that's what we closed balconies we thank our busting requesting us all back in the back in the day work and was Somalia when -- little -- thing eighteen you know that's stun gun. And they pay a resident. And I mean he'd ever zap anybody he never skidded one but he was walking around behind -- that from -- north so I mean if that's the way have fun. -- somewhere else so you're going to be you know you get out OPP units with him maybe. Recommend in the states. But where else on earth amazed also safely here I think it's the success of the law enforcement involved to to make sure is a safe environment. Quick -- note though I can't is backed up and applause coming into the city people who drive and -- understand that. It's gonna take -- awhile to get in here has a lot of traffic a lot of people move and end this afternoon -- -- three phone calls with attempt applause. Eastbound into the city -- pretty at a standstill which is a lot of people trying to come into the city just broke down vehicles. I'm not aware of any crashes right now but people need to understand from now. Through the weekend it's will be a lot of traffic you need to. -- need to no more par outing that no more parking and in lots over there and being an all total way of some. If if -- embryo parking lot and he's been clearly labeled exactly what it is -- -- from the city right and if you feel like you've been abused someone stated that physical come investigate that for sure -- Are what happened Margaret gentlemen thank you I -- back -- this.

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