Wimbledon security levels to be as high as ever


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Wimbledon security levels to be as high as ever

Security levels will be at the highest point in the 140th edition of The Championships in Wimbledon, that will be played from 3 to 16 July. After the terroristic attacks in Manchester but also in London Bridge last week, the All England Club, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Police Service, that through a statement sent to The Telegraph said: 'The Metropolitan Police Service is working closely with the All England Lawn Tennis Club to prepare for the 2017 Wimbledon Championships.

We will not discuss specific security arrangements that will form part of our policing operation. However, in light of recent events, including the attack in Manchester, the operation has been, and will continue to be, thoroughly reviewed.

A range of tactics will be put in place, some highly visible, including enhanced physical security and some that the public will not notice, which includes a dedicated deployment of armed officers. Armed officers have supported the policing operation in previous years.' Armed police and roadblocks will form a ring of steel around the area, and for the first time checkpoints will be stationed on the roads surrounding the grounds.

Also, there will be a restrict vehicle access in order to make the staff work better to guaranteee as much security as possible. ALSO READ: Agassi: 'I don't get paid by Djokovic.

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