GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Walk-through metal detectors are in place at every entrance gate this season at the home of the Green Bay Packers.
The team installed just one metal detector at the Shopko gate last season at Lambeau Field. The additional security is in line with a National Football League mandate to have the detectors installed by 2016.
Packers security director Doug Collins tells WLUK-TV (http://bit.ly/2b19kzT ) the additional detectors were installed in time for Family Night last month and 50,000 fans entered the stadium in the first hour without any problems.
Unlike metal detectors at airports, fans won’t have to remove clothing, belts or wallets — just phones, cameras and other large metal objects. And, there are express lanes for those without purses, bags or stadium seats.
The Packers host the Cleveland Browns Friday night.
Information from: WLUK-TV, http://www.fox11online.com