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Police in Auburn prepare for Iron Bowl

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn police are ready to deal with the large crowds expected at the Iron Bowl football game.

Police say that with so many fans on opposite sides coexisting in a small town with plenty of alcohol on hand, things can get out of control.

WVTM-TV reports that Auburn Police Capt. Tommy Carswell says every available Auburn officer will be on duty Saturday, and officers and deputies from many surrounding communities will be in Auburn as well.

Police have set up an "eye in the sky" in Toomer's corner. It's a police watch post which positions an officer about 20 feet above the crowd to keep a bird's eye view on the action.

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