Web Extra: Centracchio on RNC security, North Korea sanctions


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As the Republican National Convention continues in Cleveland, Ohio – security officials are working to keep the building safe.

Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret.) joined Eyewitness News at 5:30 on Wednesday to talk about how well security has been executed at the convention.

He said the plan to contain protestors and set up security has worked well with several agencies.  According to Centracchio, officials will take what they learned to the Democratic Convention next week.

The General also said more sanctions are going to be leveled against North Korea for releasing three missiles this week. The United States now plans to deploy advanced anti-missile systems in South Korea, Centracchio said.Watch the video above for General Centracchio’s complete interview. 

Eyewitness News Analyst, Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret.) served as Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard from 1995 until his retirement in 2005. During his tenure, he served as Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Managment Agency and as Rhode Island Homeland Security Advisor – becoming the first Adjutant General to hold all three positions simultaneously.

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