Inside the Mall of America security center

 Fox 9's Paul Blume takes you inside MOA's security initiatives amid a recent al-Shabaab video threatening the megamall.

Mall of America has implemented extra security precautions in response to a threat from the al-Qaeda linked terror group al-Shabaab, but its security force has always had an impressive structure. Fox 9 reporter Paul Blume had a chance to go behind the scenes of MOA security. Here's what he found:


Mall of America security facts

- More than 100 highly-trained personnel on staff, including a special operations plain clothes unit and a K9 unit.

- State-of-the-art dispatch center equipped with technology to monitor numerous cameras located throughout the parking ramps, surface lots, common areas and Nickelodeon Universe.


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