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This page is constantly updated with current security guard news items and may contain items on crimes committed by guards, crimes against guards, inadequate training issues, use of force, working conditions, and other issues affecting security guards and security guard companies.


CBS Local

Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Security Guard Outside Windsor Inn
CBS Local
WINDSOR MILL, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police have arrested a man in the fatal shooting of a security guard outside a Windsor Mill restaurant. Officers said Friday that 24-year-old Devin Michael Jones of Randallstown has been charged with first ...

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Home Ministry plans to train 50L priv...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India's 50 lakh private security guards may man corporate offices and malls all over, but almost all of them are barely trained, unarmed and of little use in emergencies. Coach these 50 lakh to act as 'eyes and ears' of India's 15 lakh ...



Bradenton Herald

Sarasota security officers end work in Manatee elementary schools on Friday
Bradenton Herald
Security officer Miguel Torres helps direct traffic during dismissal Thursday at Ballard Elementary School. Friday will be the last day the security guards will be on duty at elementary schools. GRANT JEFFERIES/Bradenton Herald GJEFFERIES@BRADENTON ...
Security Guards begin last day patrolling Manatee County schoolsWWSB ABC 7

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Wall Street Journal (blog)

Google to Make Security Guards Employees, Rather Than Contractors
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In a move that could reverberate around Silicon Valley, Google GOOGL -0.09% plans to hire more than 200 security guards as its own employees, rather than through an outside contractor. The guards will be eligible for the same benefits as other Googlers ...
Google to put security guards on payrollUSA TODAY
Google to hire its own security guards after contractor relationship winds downSilicon Valley Business Journal
Google to hire its own security guardsSiliconBeat
NBC Bay Area (blog) -SFGate (blog)
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ThinkProgress

Under Pressure, Google Gives Security Guards Same Benefits As Other Workers
Huffington Post
According to USA Today, many janitors, security guards and bus drivers in Silicon Valley are employed by contractors. This practice, which lowers costs for the tech companies, ends up hurting wages, benefits and safety conditions for the workers doing ...
Google To Hire Security Guards As Employees After Wage ProtestsThinkProgress
Why Google hiring 200 security guards is a big dealNetwork World
Quinn: Google turns security guards into Googlers and makes us think about ...San Jose Mercury News
TechCrunch (blog) -Washington Post (blog)
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AsiaOne

Higher wages for security guards from September 2016
AsiaOne
After a year of negotiations, the labour movement finally got the pay hike for security guards it has been pushing for. But it comes with one condition: The hike will kick in only two years from now. From September 2016, the minimum monthly basic wages ...

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Sheepshead Bites

Kings Plaza security guards, teens caught on camera brawling
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
The mall's security guards are seen using force on two teens who were allegedly arguing with each other. A number of witnesses say the teens were going back and forth while being followed by mall security, Community Advocate Tony Herbert said in a ...
Security Guards at Brooklyn Mall Punch, Choke Boy, Video ShowsNBC New York
Kings Plaza Security Guards Suspended After Mall Brawl Caught On VideoSheepshead Bites
Video appears to show mall security guards beating 2 teens at Kings Plaza MallNews 12 Brooklyn
CBS Local -WABC-TV -KTRK-TV
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Can the Federal Protective Service meet new demands for heightened security?
Washington Post (blog)
When Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson heightened security at federal buildings this week, he turned to a little-known law enforcement agency that describes itself as an elite protector of federal facilities nationwide. But the Federal Protective ...

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WAPT Jackson

Convenience store owners oppose proposal requiring security guards
WAPT Jackson
Store owners who attended the meeting said they cannot afford to pay for security guards. "They're missing the point. We have already security guards. The police department is the security guard," store owner Surinder Singh said. "If that money is ...



AsiaOne

Better pay for security guards in 2016
AsiaOne
From Sept 1, 2016, security guards will have to be paid a monthly starting wage of at least $1,100 under a new progressive wage model for the security sector announced yesterday. This is an increase from their current $800 basic monthly pay. Those ...


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