South Florida Will Lock Down On Violence On Election Day

Police, business owners and everyday citizens are preparing for potential of violence on election day.

Shop owners are boarding up their businesses, and police agencies are putting officers on the streets as possible to converge on any problem areas. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is on alert and have canceled all planned vacations for officers.

In Palm Beach County, community outreach efforts will help keep the peace no matter what happens on Election Day.

They are prepared for the worst, as every single available police officer in the city will be working on Election Day. The city also will be increasing the police presence throughout the city. Nearby police agencies in the county say they are also coordinating with one another to send in reinforcements where necessary.

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