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*Cleveland to buy 2,000 sets of riot suits and batons for GOP convention
*Also boosting police force from 1,200 to 5,000 officers during event
*Investigation found Cleveland Police systematically use excessive force
Cleveland is advertising for thousands of sets of riot suits and batons ahead of the Republican National Convention later this year.
The Ohio city is stepping up it's preparations for security during the July event, including spending some of its' $50 million security budget on 2,000 sets of riot gear.
Cleveland has been granted a $50 million federal security grant for the GOP convention, which kicks off on July 18.
originally posted by: thektotheg
I'm guessing the people that live there would. I think it's cute you're on the 'Cleveland sucks' bandwagon. You must know sooooo much about the city. lol. Please, tell me more. Such valuable knowledge.