Political Tittle-tattle: News and Entertainment from Hawaii's Political Arena – July 22, 2005-Law Enforcement on High Alert After London Bombings; Hearings on Largest Tax Increase in Hawaii

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”Local Law Enforcement on High Alert After Second String of London Bombings”


Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann and Gov. Linda Lingle issued a statement yesterday in an attempt to reassure residents that the Honolulu Police Department, Oahu Civil Defense, and other public safety agencies are on alert, following a second wave of transportation bombings in London.

“Since the nation was placed on heightened alert, our police have been patrolling our bus baseyards and stepped up their scrutiny of public transportation facilities. They will continue to be vigilant, as will our civil defense, fire, and ambulance personnel,” Hannemann says.

Both the state and city are asking the public