Bears implement NFL security policey
December 17, 2005 (WLS) -- Fans attending Sunday night's Bears game will notice security changes in Soldier Field. The Bears are implementing a new National Football League policy requiring pat down searches of everyone attending.
At least one lawsuit has been filed-- two fans in San Francisco claim pat downs violate their privacy rights. So Mayor Daley insists that the Bears pay for the searches and be legally liable for them.
"What would take place is a police officer would pat you down. And then in turn there'd be a lawsuit, and guess who they'd sue--- the City of Chicago. So we asked, and the Bears have to do that. The National Football League--a for-profit organization-- decided to do this. So they have to take full responsibility, if there's an incident," said Mayor Daley.
The first-place Bears host Atlanta at 7:30 Sunday night.
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