Law enforcement gearing up for college playoff game in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Terrorist attacks worldwide have local leaders on edge as they gear up for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship.

Raymond James Stadium in Tampa will host the game on January 9, 2017.

Tactical teams will train for potential terrorist incidents on Tuesday, officials said. Those teams will anticipate attacks at the stadium, areas around it and potential problems in the greater Tampa Bay area.

After a training session, the teams will discuss plans with members of the media. Many details aren’t available to release to the public.

In January, The University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, hosted the game between Alabama and Clemson. That game went off without a hitch.

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