From the Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – In anticipation of the Magic City Classic, taking place on Saturday at Legion Field, the Birmingham Police Department has advised that they will employ all of the necessary resources to maintain a safe and enjoyable environment for everybody. They will be doing this in the interest of continued safety for the alumni of both universities, fans, student-athletes, coaches and various personnel working in support of a successful event.
The Birmingham Police department has also advised that with the understanding that the fans deserve a safe and secure environment, public safety is our top priority. With that goal, attendees and personal property will be subject to search. The BPD reserves the right to examine all persons, contents of any vehicle, bag, or container entering the perimeter or any area related to the MCC. The BPD will employ metal detectors, various detector canine teams, and proactive enforcement techniques to establish and maintain a safe and secure environment.
Fans should be prepared to observe and obey all pedestrian laws, traffic laws, parking regulations, municipal ordinances regarding licenses and permits, and any rules or policies relative to Legion Field/McLendon Park.