49er Fans: Is That Russell Wilson or Officer Wilson?

To keep the crowd in check, San Francisco police officers will be wearing Seahawks gear as decoys.

Seattle Seahawk football fans. Credit: Patch archive
Seattle Seahawk football fans. Credit: Patch archive
Football fans at Sunday's home game against San Francisco 49ers' rival the Seattle Seahawks are advised to keep their hands to themselves with many undercover police officers expected to be in the stadium.

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Friday "we want to be class fans" at the sold-out game at Candlestick Park. Kickoff is at 1:25 p.m.

To keep the crowd in check, Suhr said officers will be wearing Seahawks gear, and for this game there will be more decoy fans than at any other game. The chief declined to specify the number of undercover officers.

The chief advised that a Seattle fan "could well be a San Francisco police officer" and that game attendees stay away from fights and arguments.

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American hero December 16, 2013 at 05:23 PM
I hope they do this at the Atlanta game next Monday night. There are to many young people that think they are tough when they are drunk and with 4 or 5 others waking with them. They will be drinking earlier being this is a Monday night game. Just be careful if you are wearing any other jersey than a 49er jersey. Way to many idiots out there


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