NCS4 to host national conference in Orlando next week

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The University of Southern Mississippi's National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) is gearing up to host a national conference in Orlando, Fla. next week.

More than 450 security professionals, stadium managers and others will participate in the 6th annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition.

During the conference, organizers will present three reports of "best practices" to enhance safety and security for marathons, as well as interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics.

Awards will also be presented to sports security professionals who have demonstrated leadership in addressing safety and security issues.

The conference will be held July 6-9.