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Spectators expected for today's inauguration festivities and of course security will have to be tight back.
Katherine Harris live in Washington with all those details -- good morning -- Well good morning Heather when -- but the situation in Algeria and Molly after the hostage crisis but his was told there was no change to the threat level here at home.
This event today is called an -- SSC a national special security event.
They -- the Secret Service is the lead organization for security in the FBI is the lead organization for intelligence counterterrorism and investigations.
Fox News along with other media groups were recently given a tour -- the Secret Service command center at an undisclosed location here in Washington.
This is the main coordination center for real time information today secretary -- Paula kind of telling reporters that months of planning is involved.
Starting on Sunday it will operate continuously.
Through the inaugural events -- over to Tuesday January 22.
And while the Secret Service takes the lead in securing the inauguration because it is a national special security event.
Protecting event this large complex -- this many different venues.
-- this number of people coming.
Requires a lot of coordination -- a lot of organization.
As the FBI also explained they are reviewing this real time information and the intelligence.
Is constantly being assessed and security adjusted.
Currently at this time -- not have any credible threats against any of the inaugural events.
And of course that's something that we will continue to monitor the -- what we do ask is bad.
-- those who are attending the event keep their eyes and ears open and report any suspicious activity to local law enforcement -- to the FBI.
Those who have worked security for past inaugurations call this.
The toughest smiled a stretch of road between the capitol building and the White House where the president and the First Lady.
Are the most exposed.
What what that means is there's a premium on the ability to do surveillance and that this moment.
One of the must -- -- to -- places in the planet will be.
That mall that last half a smile -- second -- to be able to do and rapid reaction.
Today on the roads were already seeing the National Guard within a mile perimeter of the capital.
And this is the very visible physical security that's important as well as the unseen security on the mall -- -- that okay Catherine thank you so much you're welcome.
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