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Safety is top priority for FSU Police as Halloween, rivalry game with Miami approaches

Posted at 5:23 PM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 17:23:49-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Safety is a top priority for Florida State University campus police as they get ready for Halloween and the FSU-Miami rivalry game.

Which is why the FSU Police Department is going to be out in full-force.

FSU Police Chief, Terri Brown, says on Halloween they will increased patrols around campus and they'll be joined by the Leon County Sheriff's Office and the Tallahassee Police Department.

As for the big game, Chief Brown says they always have hundreds off officers patrolling.

"For every football game we bring in increased law enforcement, we will have law enforcement at the game, approximately 300 law enforcement officers," said Chief Brown. "We also patrol the lots during the games so you will see an increase presence of law enforcement in the community."

Chief Brown says they will be looking closely for any suspicious activity on campus and anyone who may have come onto campus to cause harm or violence.