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The Herald

Chester County schools defend dropping deputies for security guards
The Herald
Chester County school officials on Monday defended their decision to hire private security guards to replace sheriff's deputies, saying having a guard at each of the district's nine campuses would provide greater safety than the current corps of four ...
Sheriff fighting decision to replace school resource officers with private ...WMBF
Chester Co. Schools say 9 guards will replace 4 deputiesWCNC

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Man shot by security guard at East St. Louis housing complex
A security guard at the John Deshields Housing Complex in East St. Louis shot a man on Saturday, according to the Illinois State Police. The shooting happened at 1:15 p.m., according to Illinois State Police Capt. James Morrisey. Morrisey said three ...
ISP investigates East St. Louis Housing Authority shootingWAND

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Energy Voice

Libya closes El Feel oilfield due to strike by security guards
Reuters Africa
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A strike by Libyan security guards over salary payments has forced the closure of the western El Feel oilfield, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said on Sunday. On Saturday, a field engineer told Reuters the OPEC ...
Weekend oil ... Libya closes El Feel oilfield due to strike by security guardsForexLive
Libyan oilfield shutdown after security guard strikeEnergy Voice
Libyan oilfield 'closed due to strike'Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

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KPHO Phoenix

No sign of suspect in rape of Phoenix security guard
KPHO Phoenix
The attacker was able to remove some of the guards clothing. The victim fell to the ground and that's when the man slammed her head on the curb. People nearby heard the woman screaming and called police. The suspect took off and was last seen walking ...


SF Supervisor Jane Kim wants Muni security guards to lose guns
The armed security guards who walk alongside the Muni workers collecting cash from buses, transit-sales desks and fare machines will be giving up their handguns if San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim has her way. Kim wants to revise the Municipal ...

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Chester Co. will replace school officers with security guards
CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. -- Chester County's sheriff is fuming after a decision from the school superintendent to replace school resource officers with private security guards. Alex Underwood told NBC Charlotte that switching four sheriff's deputies with ...
Sheriff outraged after Chester schools drop deputies for private guardsThe Herald
Sheriff mad over Chester's hiring of private school securityWCBD
School resource officers to be replaced by private firmWSOC Charlotte

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NPR (blog)

Blackwater Security Guards Handed Lengthy Sentences For Iraqi Killings
NPR (blog)
Four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards have been handed decades-long sentences, ending a case stemming from the deadly shootings of dozens of Iraqi civilians in 2007. Three of the guards — Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard ...
Former Blackwater security guards get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootingsFox News
Former Blackwater security guards sentenced in deadly Iraq
Former US security guards face sentencing in Iraq killings caseThe Herald-News
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The Moscow Times

Security Guards Beat Colleague to Death for Abusing Dog
The Moscow Times
A trio of security guards who confessed to having beaten their colleague to death after it emerged he had treated a dog cruelly will stand trial in Khabarovsk, the Deita news agency reported Monday, citing a regional branch of the Russian Investigative ...

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Criminals Murder Security Guard in Chingola
Zambia Reports
SIX criminals have beaten a security guard to death at Brisket Supermarket in Chingola after breaking into the premises and stealing goods worth K10,600. Police spokesperson Charity Munganga-Chanda said in an interview yesterday that the murder of the ...

Security guard takes on four men for teasing daughter, bludgeoned to death
Times of India
PUNE: The Pune police on Monday booked four men for allegedly murdering a security guard who raised his voice against the suspects for harassing his daughter. The incident took place at a construction site in Kalepadal, Hadapsar around 8pm on Sunday.

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