Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Chris Allison
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Olympics security explained

More than 1,000 troops who had been on standby to bolster security at the Olympic Games have been deployed.

Earlier this month 3,500 personnel were drafted in after security provider G4S admitted it was short of staff.

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Chris Allison explained how police would work alongside the military, emergency services and Games organisers to ensure a safe event.

  • 24 Jul 2012
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