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Officials increase security ahead of Donald Trump rally

Posted at 6:11 PM, Jun 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-18 13:51:10-04

We've seen signs of violence over and over again at Donald Trump rallies across the nation. 

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is preparing for the worst by hiking up security efforts for his Las Vegas rally at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino on Saturday.

Democratic Congresswoman Dina Titus held a press conference encouraging her followers to show their opposition at the rally, but to protest peacefully.

"Peaceful protest is guaranteed under the first amendment, and they need to express their opposition, but I would say don't play to his game," she says.

Some of the presidential candidate’s recent rallies have turned into riots. The fear is that Las Vegas could be the next scene of chaos between Donald's Trumps supporters and his enemies.

That's why LVMPD is pulling out additional resources for Saturday's event, which include more officers and more cameras. The rally is set to begin at 11 a.m.

A spokeswoman for Treasure Island says they are actively working with police and the Secret Service to make sure their guests remain safe.