Just days ago, a German tourist was arrested on charges of making a bogus bomb threat while visiting Walt Disney World. A report from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old man was going through the security checkpoint at the entrance of the
At the Mall of America, a security team will be doing monthly lockdown drills to ensure they are ready if and when trouble strikes. They had their first drill last week, shortly after the mall opened. This exercise and approach to preparedness is one that that other shopping mall managers across the country will take notice of and consider adopting. The Mall of America security ensures the safety of more than 40 million visitors and more than 11,000 employees every year. The next round of drills will come after January 1 and then take place twice a month.