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Tue September 29, 2009
Comerica Park: Scene of law-enforcement exercise
DETROIT – The Tigers may still be battling to win the AL Central, but officials already are preparing for the possibility of a World Series in Detroit.
Federal and local law-enforcement personnel will descend from helicopters into Comerica Park Tuesday morning as part of an exercise to prepare for a possible championship series.
Officials say Detroit SWAT and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel will participate in the "fast-roping" exercise, in which agents descend into the ballpark on a thick rope from a helicopter.
Agents will meet with the media following the mission.
The Tigers are battling the Minnesota Twins for the AL Central crown.