Police officer in bulletproof vest outdoors, back view

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Security surrounding the RNC is something we’ve been telling you about for weeks now.
From road closures to security inside and around the Q where the convention will be, The city’s been working round-the-clock to ensure everyone’s safety.
But not everyone in the city feels part of that protection plan and the saying that’s become a catchphrase started by the department of homeland security, ‘If you see something, say something,’ residents outside all the RNC glitz and glamor, say they don’t feel that phrase applies to them.

“Where’s the police at when you need them?” said Alexandra Bellow, a resident in the Woodland neighborhood.
She knows exactly how violent things can get.