The State Fair of Texas kicks off on Friday and organizers
say there will be plenty of security to ensure the safety of visitors.
The fair's police chief stressed that with increased police
presence, the fairgrounds will arguably be one of the safest places in Dallas for
"We have ample officers, multiple security and we believe we can rival any department in
the United States," said Dallas Police Deputy Chief Malik Aziz. "For 24 days
this becomes a city within a city and the safest place in the City of Dallas is
at the State Fair."
Inspectors said rides will also be checked daily for safety.
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