As a result of several acts of violence on American soil and abroad, Erie County Sheriff deputies have announced they are increasing security at Ralph Wilson stadium.
Following the recommendation of the NFL, the increased vigilance went into effect for the Bill’s game against the Texans.
Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard told 7 Eyewitness News that fans made the process easier by arriving early to the stadium. The early arrival helped fans avoid the last minute rush toward the gates and gave officers and security ample time to conduct security checks.
“The increased visibility and police was here to hopefully bring some peace of mind to those people coming to the stadium,” Sheriff Howard said.
Sheriff Howard said as always the mantra “if you see something, say something” stands at all Bills games. He says communicating suspicious activity is crucial for ensuring the safety of all game day visitors.
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