07/25/2008 - A security guard company that reported an incident based on information from a private citizen is not liable for the arrest of innocent parties. In the case, police arrested three people after a mall patron reported a crime to a security officer, who, in turn, notified police.
06/03/2008 - By empowering security officers, property owners and security managers can effectively harden soft targets while increasing the professionalism and legitimacy of a much maligned profession, says one ASIS member speaking at a fire-safety conference.
05/30/2008 - Quebec's government will now thoroughly screen employees, managers, and shareholders of firms receiving government security contractors after news one contractor had ties to organized crime.
03/12/2008 - A diverse panel, including industry advocates and an executive, agreed private security contractors need U.S. regulation to weed out irresponsible firms and hold contractors responsible for abuses.
03/04/2008 - Under tough new standards implemented in September, the security industry in New South Wales, Australia, has fired more than 150 security guards and refused licenses to 65 more for inappropriate behavior .
02/28/2008 - Yesterday's agreement between TSA and the Merit Systems Protection Board provides an additional appeals process for transportation security workers with whistleblower retaliation complaints.