- Gentlemen, start your drones: Judge’s ruling opens door for commercial use
- Soldier who hid, bragged about not saluting flag to be punished — in secret
- ‘Maverick’ of the seas: ‘Top Gun’ school for U.S. ship officers to launch
- Putin declares Sochi Paralympics open amid Ukrainian protest
- ‘In Jesus name, we pray’ sparks ire at Ohio council meeting
- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
- Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016
- Obamacare fallout: 49 percent pessimistic; 45 percent ‘scared’
- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Jerry Leyshock
After a year of preparing for one of the biggest events to come to the city in decades, Kansas City police are ready to prove they're as capable as any big-city force of delivering a stellar performance at the Major League Baseball All-Star game.
The prospect of a terrorist attack is a given at all high-profile events, he said, but lessons learned since 9/11 have prepared law enforcement to identify threats and respond accordingly.
Capt. Jerry Leyshock, a 32-year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department who has been in charge of the police detail at Busch Stadium for a decade, said pickpockets and counterfeiters pose some of the biggest problems at such high-visibility events.