No Arrests, No Violations of Airspace Reported
Military authorities reported no violations of airspace restrictions over Washington. (The restrictions ended at 6 p.m.) A spokesman for the Secret Service's joint information center also reported no arrests as of that hour.
"We are certainly pleased with the successful implementation of the security plan designed by 58 military, law enforcement and public safety agencies and carried out by thousands of officers on the street," U.S. Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan said in a statement, praising the region's two governors, mayor and outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff.
"All of us in law enforcement want to thank most the cooperative, patient and orderly citizens who attended," added Sullivan, whose agency led the security effort.
Federal medical workers treated 957 patients at first-aid tents on the Mall, 70 of whom were transported to area hospitals. Injuries related to falls, chest pain, dehydration and hypothermia were the most typical complaints.
No further health updates were expected.
-- Spencer Hsu
Amy L. Kovac
January 20, 2009; 6:31 PM ET
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