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News | Aug. 16, 2012

Law Enforcement, Public Safety Agencies Announce Security Restrictions, Transportation Plan for 2012 Republican, Democratic National Conventions

By NORAD and USNORTHCOM Public Affairs

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The U.S. Secret Service released the security restrictions and transportation plans for the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

Security and transportation plans for the conventions have been developed by a partnership of local, state and federal law enforcement and public safety agencies. These plans provide the general outlines for road closures, vehicular restricted zones, public transportation, charter vehicles and pedestrian routes.

The 2012 Republican National Convention (RNC) will be held in Tampa, Florida from August 26-30, 2012. The 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC) will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina from September 4-6, 2012. Both events have been designated as National Special Security Events by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The full Secret Service release can be found at