Extra Police Presence For University Of Missouri Graduation

An increased police presence will be in Columbia this weekend for the University of Missouri Graduation.

Around 5,400 students will be taking part in the ceremony with thousands more expected to travel to Columbia from across the country.

Both the MU Police Department and Columbia Police will be have extra officers patrolling the area.

According to a spokesperson from the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau every hotel in Columbia is fully booked.

Long lines at restaurants, and traffic delays are expected in Columbia due to graduation.

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