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Increased police presence due to the Jamboree

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There's been an increased presence of police all this week in Southern West Virginia because of the Boy Scout Jamboree.

If you take a drive down route 19 you might notice some of the police cars aren't just from West Virginia.

State Police from all over the country are coming together to help provided support for the Jamboree.

Leaders with the West Virginia State Police said working with out of state troopers has been a learning experience for all of them.


They say having them around allows our troopers to continue keeping everyone safe outside the jamboree.