Daily Archives: July 18, 2012

Security contractor with Gaddafi ties to face deportation hearing

[Translate] Security contractor with Gaddafi ties to face deportation hearing Stewart Bell Jul 17, 2012 – 7:08 PM ET | Last Updated: Jul 17, 2012 7:22 PM ET Aaron Lynett/National Post Gary Peters outside the Canadian Border Services Agency offices in … Continue reading

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London Olympics security contractor called ‘incompetent’ by panel

[Translate] London Olympics security contractor called ‘incompetent’ by panel July 17, 2012 |  9:32 am LONDON — A private contractor’s planning for security at the Summer Olympics in London was  “incompetent,” the chairman of a British Parliament committee said Tuesday. As … Continue reading

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Olympic Games security: where do we go from here?

[Translate] Info4Security Web Exclusive Olympic Games security: where do we go from here? 18 Jul 12 Abbey Petkar examines the ramifications of developments involving security at the Olympic Games, and an unwarranted legacy that must be avoided. By Abbey Petkar … Continue reading

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Olympic security: the Home Secretary’s statement to Parliament

[Translate] Olympic security: the Home Secretary’s statement to Parliament 12 Jul 12 This morning, Home Secretary Theresa May issued a statement to the House of Commons on the current situation in respect of Olympic Games security provision. Here it is … Continue reading

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The Olympic Games: calling for an independent security review

[Translate] Info4Security.com and Infologue.com Web Exclusive The Olympic Games: calling for an independent security review 18 Jul 12 Brian Sims and Bobby Logue are calling for an independent review to examine the failures that have caused the shortage of security … Continue reading

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Olympics Security: ‘Exploitation Compounded by Bad Management’

[Translate] REPORT AIR DATE: July 17, 2012 Olympics Security: ‘Exploitation Compounded by Bad Management’ SUMMARY Less than two weeks before the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics, the United Kingdom is facing new questions on whether G4S, the private security … Continue reading

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Olympic ‘shambles’? Security firm’s guard shortage draws ire ahead of Games

[Translate] Olympic ‘shambles’? Security firm’s guard shortage draws ire ahead of Games The head of the private security firm G4S apologized today for falling short of the numbers needed to secure the Olympic Games. The government is turning to soldiers … Continue reading

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The Private Security Firm At The Center Of An Olympic Scandal Really Don’t Want You To Hear This Ridiculous ‘Theme Song’

[Translate] The Private Security Firm At The Center Of An Olympic Scandal Really Don’t Want You To Hear This Ridiculous ‘Theme Song’ Adam Taylor | Jul. 17, 2012, 1:19 PM Things surely can’t get much worse for G4S, the huge … Continue reading

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G4S: securing whose world?

[Translate] G4S: securing whose world?   You are not imagining it. The G4S logo really is popping up all over the place — in your local supermarket, on your local street, on police uniforms if you happen live in the English … Continue reading

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G4S Olympic fiasco: British soldiers are the ‘people pipeline’ now

[Translate] G4S Olympic fiasco: British soldiers are the ‘people pipeline’ now Clare Sambrook , 17 July 2012 Multi-millionaire government ministers, close to G4S chief executive Nick Buckles, are a world away from weary soldiers drafted in to rescue the Olympics … Continue reading

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