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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones is talking about possible security changes — and what they could mean for future sporting events in the city — in the wake of the Boston bombings.

Jones has not before talked specifically about how Richmond would handle a situation like what happened in Boston.

When the tragic events unfolded in Boston, millions watched in disbelief. Jones said the tragedy prompted the city to look at its own security procedures.

“I think this Boston thing has heightened the awareness of what these men and women do,” said Jones.

Jones stressed that if Richmond experienced a similar crisis, they city could be shut down and that city, state and federal law enforcement agencies would work closely to keep the public safe.

“We have wonderful people, men and women on our police department,” Jones said. “People say we don’t have regional…

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