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LAX Police on Alert After Attack in Germany

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The Los Angeles International Airport Police Department (LAXPD) has stepped up security for U.S. Service personnel following Wednesday's attack on a U.S. Air Force bus at Germany's Frankfurt Airport.

"LAAFB in El Segundo is the only active duty base in the Los Angeles area and its personnel regularly pass through LAX," noted Marshall McClain, president of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association (LAAPOA).

"Though the target in Germany was clearly the U.S. military, terrorists’ targets can just as easily be civilians as they most recently were in Moscow. It's our job to thwart such attacks."