NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Waistband Shootings, Military Working Dogs, Missing Pigs, and More

Almost half of waistband shootings in L.A. involved unarmed suspects. The Department of Defense wants to increase the number of military working dogs. A rash of hog thefts plagues the Midwest. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Murders in Mexico, Pregnant Prisoners, Radiation Detection, and More

The number of homicides in Mexico rose 23 percent. The NYPD's new dirty bomb initiative. Special IDs for bomb blast victims in India. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Baltimore Sex-Crimes Unit, N.J. Restaurants and Armed Guards, Internet Piracy, and More

Reports of sex crimes are up in Baltimore; find out why police say it's a good thing. ISPs and Hollywood ally to fight piracy. Restaurants in Newark now require armed guards. And more.

Sexual Assault Reporting Procedures at Veterans Affairs Hospitals Criticized

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report on problems uncovered at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding the way sexual assaults are reported in its medical facilities.

NYPD Releases Active Shooter Recommendations for Buildings

The New York Police Department has released recommendations to their private sector security and counterterrorism partners on mitigating the risks associated with active-shooter incidents.

After Hostage Standoff, Discovery to Boost Physical Security at HQ

The Maryland cable network company wants to install a high gated fence in its public garden and divide its lobby to create separate entrances for employees and visitors, according to a press report.

A Model of Security: How Andrews Air Force Base Remains Safe and Secure

Security Management was given an exclusive tour of how the Air Force's 11th Security Forces Group protects Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington, the home of Air Force One.

Christie's Sold on the Art of Integration

When the august auction house decided to upgrade its physical security system, it decided to integrate ten independent platforms into one central command station.

Federal Protecive Service Reform Bill Advances in Senate

A Senate committee has unanimously passed legislation aimed at reforming the troubled Federal Protective Service, which is responsible for the security of 9,000 federal buildings around the country.

Bill Would Require FPS to Examine Federalizing Contract Guards

Legislation set for introduction Tuesday would require the Federal Protective Service to evaluate federalizing its mismanaged 15,000-member contract guard force, according to the bill’s co-authors.
 




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