Security has heightened across the nation following the horrific bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday. Extra precautions are being taken in major cities, and U.S. Capitol Police have removed recycling bins and trash cans from Capitol Hill in D.C. According to DCist, a Capitol Hill police spokeswoman directed them to a press release from yesterday explaining that Capitol Police are "being diligent in response to the events in Boston and taking additional practiced steps."

Law enforcement in every major city is going the extra mile to maintain order and make sure that citizens feel safe in the wake of yesterday's tragedy.

[via DCist]

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