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Two brothers sentenced for robbery, assault on Park City Mall security guards
Jalil Shaquille Pilgrim, 21, and Jewels Diamond Pilgrim, 20, had been accused of trying to take items from Boscov's at the mall and then punching security guards when confronted, according to a news release from the Lancaster County district attorney's ...

KTNV Las Vegas

Security guard's truck gets stolen during response to fire
KTNV Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - A man stole a security guard's truck while the guard was responding to a fire alarm Wednesday morning. The guard was doing a routine check when a fire alarm started going off. He then found a suspicious man standing around who ... (blog)

Tunisian authorities: Explosion occurs on a bus carrying presidential security ...
Washington Post
TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian authorities: Explosion occurs on a bus carrying presidential security guards. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. world. africa ...
Deadly explosion rocks bus carrying presidential security guards in (blog)
Tunisia Declares State of Emergency After Explosion on BusNew York Times
'CATASTROPHIC SPECTACLE': Explosion rocks bus carrying presidential security ...New York Daily News
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KSAT San Antonio

Woman hits friend, security guards with car after dispute
KSAT San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - UPDATE: The driver accused of hitting her friend and two security guards at a North Side night club has been identified as Abigail Jessette Rodriguez, 23. She has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Her bond was ...

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In Many States, Security Guards Get Scant Training, Oversight
Security team members at the Mall of America near Minneapolis train in February following a terrorist threat. Dozens of bills were filed across the country this year to beef up training of security guards and tighten industry oversight, but most went ...


Mom wants answers for son's death after incident with security guards
The 27-year-old man and father of a seven-year-old son was found unconscious and not breathing after being handcuffed by security officers at a Southeast apartment complex. . D.C. Police are investigating the incident as a use of force by armed ...

The Sun (subscription)

Record number of security guards on duty to stop shopping aisle fights
The Sun (subscription)
THOUSANDS of extra security guards will be on duty for Black Friday as stores crack down on people brawling for bargains. Last year shoppers fought to snare half-price electronics, with police called to 15 supermarkets and dozens more outlets forced to ...

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Metro security guards stop fight on train
Eventually, one of the guards and the passenger fall to the floor. The entire fight last for about a minute and a half. A Metro spokesperson said it was “an unfortunate incident that ended fortunately because guards were on the train” because they were ...

Brothers plead guilty to beating security guards at Park City mall
LANCASTER, Pa.–Two Lancaster brothers plead guilty last month to beating a pair of security guards at the Park City mall in May. Jalil S. Pilgrim, 21, and Jewels D. Pilgrim, 20, both of Lancaster, plead guilty to robbery, retail theft, conspiracy ...
Brothers plead guilty to punching mall guardsLancasterOnline

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High Risk Areas – security guards and patrol/gunboats in the Gulf of Guinea
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Shipowners may wish to ensure that their ships have adequate security on board to protect against threats from armed robbery and piracy. However, as the club has previously reported, a number of local states do not allow armed guards on board, even if ...

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