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              FILE - In this April 25, 2012 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
              FILE - In this April 25, 2012 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)   

DHS stocks up on riot gear

The Department of Homeland Security has ordered masses of riot gear equipment to prepare for potential significant domestic riots at the Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention and next year’s presidential inauguration.

The DHS submitted a rushed solicitation to the Federal Business Opportunities site on Wednesday, which is a portal for Federal government procurement requisitions over $25,000. The request gave the potential suppliers only one day to submit their proposals and a 15-day delivery requirement to Alexandria, Virginia.

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