NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Navy Yard Shooter Had Pattern of Misconduct, ACLU Releases Report on FBI Abuse of Power, And More

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.

Prison Guard Faces 20 Years for Beating Inmate to Death and Trying to Cover It Up

A former Alabama prison guard faces 20 years in prison for charges surrounding the beating of an inmate who later died from his injuries.

Private Security Fatalities Comparable to Police Fatalities

A North Carolina-based security education organization has released statistics on private security officers killed or injured on duty in 2012.

CPJ Issues Statement on Newspaper That Hired Armed Guards

“No journalist should be threatened in response to critical reporting,” the Committee to Protect Journalists says about the Journal News.

FBI Releases Data on Slain Officers

The FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report, released Monday morning, includes narratives of how each officer was killed and a database that organizes each incident by state, weapon used, and about 45 other criteria.

Infographic: Violence at Work

Almost 800 occupational fatalities occurred from workplace violence in 2011, according to preliminary statistics from the Justice Department.

Morning Security Brief: Consulate Attack Investigation, Workplace Shooting, Chinese Cyberattacks, Drones, and More

Security fears complicate Benghazi investigation. Police investigate a deadly workplace shooting incident. U.S. cyber intelligence director says that Chinese cyberattacks are persistent and accelerating. DHS wants drone companies to participate in safety and security program. Poll finds voters believe Romney would be tougher on terrorism. And more.

Romancing the Workplace

Companies can reduce the likelihood of harassment lawsuits stemming from romantic workplace relationships by preventing relationships between subordinates and managers and by having employees in romantic relationships sign Love Contracts.

Most U.S. Schools Missing Adequate Pandemic Response Plans

Researchers surprised at the lack of pandemic preparedness by education institutions after completion of a study assessing disaster preparedness in U.S. schools.

Morning Security Brief: Attack on U.S. Embassy, Bolivian Coca in National Parks, Facebook Investigations, and More

Libyan officials say the attack on the U.S. embassy Wednesday was a well-planned ambush. Bolivia cleaning coca out of national parks. Facebook post leads to murder charges for gang members. And more.
 




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