snipers

Hired by the New York Giants to secure a win:

The plan worked.  <— That was my attempt at a football joke.

Full story – TheBlaze

If you want to see some footage from a different stadium with different snipers make sure to check out the Stadium Snipers post from a while back.

I bet those guys get paid a lot.  Even though the chances of ever having to take a shot are extremely low, the stress level would be through the roof with that many people everywhere.

I wonder if they are scanning the crowd the whole time with binoculars?  Maybe they are looking through the rifle and keeping their eye on certain individuals relayed to them by support on the ground?

A video about security at this year’s superbowl:

So security (including F-18s) cost over 10 million dollars by that one guys estimate?  Big deal, considering they’re charging $3.5M for a 30 second tv commercial.  Plus you can imagine all the money they make off tickets, food/drinks, souvenirs etc..?

Hat tip: Heath

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