Daily Archives: October 5, 2016

Boca man and 2 other Americans kidnapped in Iraq in January tell their story

[Translate] Boca man and 2 other Americans kidnapped in Iraq in January tell their story Hannah Allam  Tribune Content Agency Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s their story. One man is from Boca Raton January 15 was a … Continue reading

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DynCorp Chem Spray Suit Given Second Wind

[Translate] DynCorp Chem Spray Suit Given Second Wind By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (July 15, 2016, 4:58 PM EDT) — A D.C. federal judge gave some much-needed lifeblood to two lawsuits against DynCorp over an anti-drug herbicide operation in Colombia, … Continue reading

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Military Contractor Says He Was Blacklisted

[Translate] Military Contractor Says He Was Blacklisted By JOCELYN RARDIN      NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (CN) — A former Army base supervisor claims in court that his security firm “tormented” him and wrongfully blacklisted him, causing him to be fired from another … Continue reading

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When Private Security Patrols Public Streets

[Translate] When Private Security Patrols Public Streets More Chicagoans are outsourcing their policing to private companies. What does that mean for the city? By Jeremy Borden Published today at 12:56 p.m. Above: Gold Coast resident Donald Mudd (r.) hired private … Continue reading

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Private security businesses boom in Mexico’s drug war

[Translate] Private security businesses boom in Mexico’s drug war October 4, 2016 As the drug war rages on, Mexico’s wealthy are increasingly turning to private security companies to protect them. CCTV America’s Martin Markovits reports. Follow Martin Markovits on Twitter … Continue reading

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Cameroon Clamps Down on Private Security Firms

[Translate] Cameroon Clamps Down on Private Security Firms September 16, 2016 2:10 PM Moki Edwin Kindzeka FILE – Cameroonian soldiers guard against Boko Haram militants on Elbeid bridge near the village of Fotokol, on the border with Nigeria’s Borno state. … Continue reading

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Private security are the wrong people at the wrong time at university campuses

[Translate] Private security are the wrong people at the wrong time at university campuses October 4, 2016 Questions have been raised about the accountability of private security guards employed on university campuses, following scenes of violence involving private security at … Continue reading

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The government isn’t ending its relationship with private prisons – far from it

[Translate] The government isn’t ending its relationship with private prisons – far from it Between state and immigration contracts, the industry continues to expand Written by Beryl Lipton Edited by JPat Brown During the first presidential debate, in the segment … Continue reading

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China’s Private Security Companies: Domestic and International Roles

[Translate] China’s Private Security Companies: Domestic and International Roles Publication: China Brief Volume: 16 Issue: 15 October 4, 2016 03:10 PM Age: 20 hours By: Zi Yang Aubervilliers is a bustling suburb of Paris known for its small and medium-sized … Continue reading

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So. Africa: Private security companies and police accused of using violence against protesting students across the country; NGOs condemn “extreme use of force”

[Translate] So. Africa: Private security companies and police accused of using violence against protesting students across the country; NGOs condemn “extreme use of force” Private security companies hired by various universities across South Africa have been accused of using violence … Continue reading

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