Jan 04, 2011 -The ability of U.S. prisoners to get their hands on powerful, Web-connected smartphones has U.S. prisons worried and seeking ways to keep the devices out of inmates' hands or render them inoperable.
Nov 19, 2010 -A voluntary international code of conduct for private security companies is an initiative to improve oversight and accountability to an industry marred by allegations of human rights abuses.
Sep 09, 2010 -The Great Recession has led some cities to experiment with civilian police employees and privatized police for lower-level policing tasks, but only one embraces the efficiency of the free market.
Jun 15, 2010 -Private security guards blocked a local television reporter's access to workers cleaning up oil from a local public beach last Friday, directly contradicting claims from BP that it has not restricted media access to the ongoing clean-up operation.
Feb 12, 2010 -The vicious beating of one teenage girl by another inside a downtown Seattle transit tunnel as three private security guards watched has led the city's metro department to rethink its security policies.
Feb 10, 2010 -A flier distributed by a mall security supervisor in California demonstrates the fine line private security professionals must walk when notifying those they protect of perceived threats.