Secretary of Homeland Security to speak about Super Bowl safety

Published: Jan. 28, 2015 at 11:46 AM MST|Updated: Feb. 11, 2015 at 11:46 AM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Jeh Johnson, the nation's top security official has been in Arizona for most of the week, and today he will be in Phoenix to talk about Super Bowl security.

He will be talking to the media in downtown Phoenix at the Phoenix Convention Center.  Johnson will detail the Super Bowl 49 security, along with executives from the NFL.

Johnson is expected to talk about Homeland Security's plans to protect the players and fans that includes using members of the Air National Guard here in Southern Arizona to protect the air space during the big game.

Secretary Johnson will also talk to a group at Arizona State University later today about border security for the 21st century.

This is all key because Johnson is expected to make his State of Homeland Security speech on Thursday morning.

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