Beach police chief to discuss plans for extra Oceanfront security

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Virginia Beach, Va. – Today, Mayor Sessoms, City Council, and the Beach police chief will discuss a resort area police staffing strategy.

The Virginia Beach police chief will make a presentation on better ways to respond to large, unexpected crowds, after the incident back in April during College Beach Weekend – that’s when thousands of college students from across the country came to the Oceanfront.

NewsChannel 3 viewers took cell phone video when violence erupted throughout the streets. (see video)

Darragh Copley has more on this story:

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