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Spring Street Park to Get Dog Run, Security Guards
LA Downtown News Online
Berman said a security guard will be on site from 7:30 a.m. to dusk. She believes the beefed-up presence will eliminate other issues, such as skateboarders and bikers wheeling into the facility. Additionally, some planters will be replaced and a park ...

RN the latest to claim beating by casino security guards
A bachelorette party at an Atlantic City casino erupted into a nightmare for a bridesmaid who says she was “violently and viciously beaten” by a Harrah's security guard. Amy Walsh, a petite registered nurse from Metuchen, is the 10th person to claim ...

Brawl Between BMX Riders and Security Guards Ends in a Way That Might ...
“Basically myself and four of my friends went into a mall to get food with our bikes and two security guards came up and told us we weren't allowed to have our bikes in the mall,” according to a statement attributed to Rizzi and accompanying the ...

'Involve Us in Screening of Security Guards'
THE Ministry of Home Affairs has advised security firms to engage it in the screening of security guards during recruitment exercises to prevent high crime rate involving security guards. This follows the arrest of a 24-year-old guard from Group 4 ...

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CTA inks contract for unarmed security guards
Chicago Daily Herald
The Chicago Transit Authority approved a new $10 million contract for unarmed security officers who will help deter graffiti and theft at city and suburban facilities. The Chicago Sun-Times reported the three-year contract with Digby's Detective ...

Editorial: More training may be needed for MATA security guards
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Recent incidents involving rowdy people on Memphis Area Transit Authority buses and property and private security guards under contract with MATA raise questions about training and expectations regarding the guards' duties. Full story available to ...

LPM Concern about Low Wages Paid to Security Guards
CASTRIES, St Lucia (September 15, 2014) – If protecting property and lives is the rationale for posting security guards at both private and public businesses throughout the island, then the time has come to offer fair and adequate compensation to these ...

Wall Street Journal

School Starts in Chicago With More Security Guards
Wall Street Journal
The city is also raising from 93 to 120 the number of schools with Safe Passage routes, said Jadine Chou, chief safety and security officer for the Chicago Public Schools. Parents welcomed the sight of the Safe Passage workers. "I like them on every ...
School starts in Chicago with more safety guardsThe Seattle Times

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Armed security officers to start in Manatee schools Wednesday
Bradenton Herald
BRADENTON -- After a contentious school board debate ending in a split vote, the school district has yet to publicly release details about how it will bring a private force of armed security guards into elementary schools, including how they will be ...

Bradenton Herald

Manatee County schools approves armed security guards
WTSP 10 News
Bradenton, Florida -- The Manatee County School Board approved, by a 3-2 vote, to provide armed security guards in 32 of 33 district elementary schools. According to the Bradenton Herald, the vote that took place on Tuesday night has been a hot topic ...
Armed security guards approved as part of Manatee school budgetBay News 9
Manatee County School Board approves security contract amid criticismWWSB ABC 7
Company files 28-page report denouncing Manatee County School District's ...Bradenton Herald

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