Secret Service to hold RNC security briefing

Posted at 4:12 PM, Jun 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-07 16:31:50-04

The U.S. Secret Service will hold a briefing in Cleveland Wednesday at 10 a.m. on security at the Republican National Convention.

The agency is responsible for dignitaries and is serving as lead for the hard zone, an area of heightened security at Quicken Loans Arena during the RNC, according to the event's safety committee.
Police have received a flood of questions about the hard zone, Deputy Chief of Police Edward Tomba said at a news conference on May 31. The zone hasn't been determined; and even once it is, it will not be released, Tomba said.
The convention is slated to begin on July 18 and run through July 21.
The Cleveland Division of Police is responsible for all law enforcement officers outside the hard zone, the safety committee stated. The agency plans to discuss its partnership with Cleveland police at the briefing.