Jan 07, 2011 -As the BP oil spill demonstrated, private security should never become part of the story. In January's online exclusive, security professional David L. Johnson outlines how executive protection agents can manage the press so each can go about their craft without confrontation.
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.